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A primer on material testing rubber

by Jaco Morales, Starrett Force Equipment

The purpose of performing material testing is to ensure the properties of the materials will meet specific requirements. Proper testing on a material testing/force stand ensures that the material will respond appropriately when placed under the expected usage conditions, or meet the standards required for product development. For rubber materials, the properties are often found by testing the raw component before it is made into the final product.

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