delaminate

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delaminate

(dē-lăm′ə-nāt′)
intr.v. delami·nated, delami·nating, delami·nates
To split into thin layers.
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When trying to pierce holes with the waterjet, the company found that due to the nature of the material--composed of separately laminated layers--the lateral forces generated from the waterjet stream would delaminate the material.
Thus, the XPS data clearly indicate that the HDPE chains are present on both sides of the delaminated surfaces, and the assembly delaminates by a clean cohesive failure inside the HDPE substrate.
The accelerator delaminates them at rotor-tip speeds of 360 ft/sec.