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Glass Fiber Stress-Corrosion Setup: Selection of a Polymeric Coating Material for the Pushing Rod
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Various polymers were tested for leaching of ions via High
Resolution Induced Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (HR-ICP-MS) in order
to determine which coating materials for the pushing rod are compatible
with the glass fiber stress-corrosion setup. The biggest concern is the
leaching of Si ions, and is compared among various commercially
available polymers - four different polyurethanes, polyvinylchloride,
poly(methylmethacrylate) and silicone. Significant amounts of other
elements leached were also noted and reported.