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Epoxies & Glass Transition Temperature
7/5/2013

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In DSC, Tg is defined by observing changes in the heat capacity of a polymer as a function of temperature.
In DSC, Tg is defined by observing changes in the heat capacity of a polymer as a function of temperature.

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Good Article
Critic   7/19/2013 5:34:24 PM
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Very nice job at presenting some useful information, Mr. Michaels.  Thanks.

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Transition Temperatures
bobjengr   7/9/2013 4:43:52 PM
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Robert--Very informational.  Excellent post.   Am I correct in saying the Tg temperature is somewhat like the "triple point" for other materials?   Would this be a decent analogy?  Also, I'm assuming all adhesives have a Tg temperature.  In looking at the adhesives I use and see used on a daily basis, we are very concerned that we apply adhesive to a part and adhere that part to a substrate before that adhesives "skins over".    The only way for us to insure compliance with our customers "pull test" requirements. 

William K.
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High temperature effects on epoxy materials
William K.   7/8/2013 9:31:22 AM
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Thanks for a very educational piece of material. I learned quite a bit, and now have a much btter understanding of what the temperature ratings of epoxy materials are all about.

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