What is stress relieved?

Q. What is stress relieved and when does it pertain to plastic?
A.
Stress relieved pertains to a sheet or rod that has been subjected to heat and pressure to accomplish a memory of flatness or straightness.

Article Title:
What is stress relieved?
Article Summary:
In relation to our LDPE, HDPE, and PP sheets & rod during fabrication they may be stress relieved to retain flatness.
Article Date:
5/20/2003
Article ID:
602
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