Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Blister

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1400

n (1) An imperfection on the surface of a plastic article caused by a pocket of air or gas beneath the surface. NOTE − A blister may be caused by insufficient adhesive; inadequate curing time, temperature or pressure; or trapped air, water, or solvent vapor. (2) A thermoformed canopy or pocket roughly hemispherical, for example an aircraft cockpit cover or a shape used in  Blister Packaging.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA