Lifetime prediction : different strategies by example
2009 (English)In: POLYMER DEGRADATION AND PERFORMANCE / [ed] Celina MC; Wiggins JS; Billingham NC, 2009, Vol. 1004, 159-169 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Two different approaches for lifetime prediction are presented. The underlying lifetime limiting processes have been identified in two cases. Mathematical expressions of chemical/physical relevance were used for the lifetime predictions for PE hot-water pipes and cables insulated with plasticized PVC. Accelerated testing, extrapolation and validation of the extrapolation by assessment of the remaining lifetime of objects aged during service conditions for 25 years were successfully applied to cables insulated with chlorosulfonated polyethylene. Polyolefin pipes exposed to chlorinated water showed a very complex deterioration scenario and it was only possible to find a method suitable for predicting the time for the depletion of the stabilizer system.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2009. Vol. 1004, 159-169 p.
, ACS Symposium Series, ISSN 0097-6156 ; 1004
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-14092DOI: 10.1021/bk-2009-1004.ch014ISI: 000280805100014ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84904786450ISBN: 978-0-8412-6978-1OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-14092DiVA: diva2:329650
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