Tensile strength

Tensile strength,

Definition of Tensile strength:

  1. The resistance of a material to breaking under tension.

  2. Resistance to elongation, the maximum longitudinal stress a material can bear with fracture or permanent deformation. Also called tension.

How to use Tensile strength in a sentence?

  1. Suddenly the polymer producers were challenged to develop specialty materials with higher tensile strengths, higher temperature resistance, higher abrasion resistance, and greater stiffness.

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