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Micro-Measurements - PhotoStress® Plus - Photoelastic Coating Materials
Application Instruction
  • 1. Level the casting plate
  • 2. Applying Teflon® carrier sheet
  • 3. Determine the size of the contoured sheet, then mix sufficient liquid material accordingly
  • 4. Pour liquid material onto the casting plate
  • 5. Wait approximately two hours for the liquid to reach the state of a flexible sheet
  • 6. Lift flexible sheet
  • 7. Use flexible sheet to contour desired test object
  • 8. Leave contoured sheet to cure
  • 9. Lift hardened cast
  • 10. Degrease as needed, then spread reflective adhesive
  • 11. Bond casting to the test specimen
  • 12. Leave bonded cast to cure
  • 13. Load the test part and perform analysis

For further reading material, refer to Casting and Contouring PhotoStress® Sheets ( Application Note B-221).

Photoelastic Coating Materials
  • Photoelastic Coating Materials
  • Application Instruction