volume 34, issue 10, P815-820 1994
DOI: 10.1002/pen.760341006
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Abstract: A comparative study of warpage, global shrinkage, and residual quench stresses developed in rotational molding is made for a series of thermoplastics including various polyethylenes, polypropylene, polyamide-6, polycarbonate, and polystyrene. The influence of rate of quench on uniaxial stress strain and impact behavior of rotomolded parts was also studied. Generally, warpage, global shrinkage, and residual stresses increase with increasing quench rate for all the polymers. Further, the levels of warpage and g…

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