PVC Foam

Orthotropic PVC foam identification

Simultaneous identification of all orthotropic stiffness components of a PVC foam using a modified Arcan test and the VFM. Uses two back-to-back cameras to account for out of plane effects.

Product:MI-2D, MI-VFMOrtho
Material:PVC foam (DIAB Divinycell H100)
Model:Orthotropic elasticity
Type of testing:Modified Arcan
Reference:Wang P., Pierron F., Thomsen O.T., Identification of material parameters of PVC foams using digital image correlation and the virtual fields method, Experimental Mechanics, vol. 53, n6, pp. 1001-1015, 2013.