December 20th, 2016

The recent bad weather in the USA (low temperatures, fast-dropping temperatures, and strong winds) provides ideal conditions for rapid crack propagation (RCP), “shattering” in exposed high-density polyethylene (HDPE) geomembranes. It is advised that such exposed HDPE geomembranes be carefully monitored for short slow crack growth (SCG), stress cracks along the edges of extrusion welds especially […]

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