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Title: Materials; Polymers; Measuring Stiffness of Soft Polymers
Description: NIST researchers developed a new high-speed method for measuring the stiffness of soft-polymer materials like those used in contact lenses. The test material is covered with a sensor film, and the combination is compressed until it buckles. The resulting pattern of ridges is the key to determining stiffness, an important material property.

*MSEL, NCMC, modulus, stiffness measurements, tissue scaffolds, polymers

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Topics/Categories: Materials--Polymers
Type: Graphic/scientific data
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
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Courtesy National Institute of Standards and Technology
AV Number: 06MSEL017
Date Created: June 22, 2006
Date Entered: 6/22/2006

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