Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 393–397 | Cite as

Chemical Compatibility of Polymers

Lessons Learned


HDPE LDPE Amorphous Polymer Chemical Compatibility Pipe Wall Thickness 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Savannah River National LaboratoryAikenUSA

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