Tensile properties of latex paint films with TiO2 pigment

Hagan, E. W. S., Charalambides, M. N., Young, C. T. , Learner, T. J. S. and Hackney, S. (2009) Tensile properties of latex paint films with TiO2 pigment. Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 13(2), pp. 149-161. (doi: 10.1007/s11043-009-9076-y)

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The tensile properties of latex paint films containing TiO2 pigment were studied with respect to temperature, strain-rate and moisture content. The purpose of performing these experiments was to assist museums in defining safe conditions for modern paintings held in collections. The glass transition temperature of latex paint binders is in close proximity to ambient temperature, resulting in high strain-rate dependence in typical exposure environments. Time dependence of modulus and failure strain is discussed in the context of time–temperature superposition, which was used to extend the experimental time scale. Nonlinear viscoelastic material models are also presented, which incorporate a Prony series with the Ogden or Neo-Hookean hyperelastic function for different TiO2 concentrations.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Young, Professor Christina
Authors: Hagan, E. W. S., Charalambides, M. N., Young, C. T., Learner, T. J. S., and Hackney, S.
College/School:College of Arts & Humanities > School of Culture and Creative Arts > History of Art
Journal Name:Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials
Publisher:Springer Verlag
ISSN (Online):1573-2738
Published Online:12 March 2009

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