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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.
The assemblies with T-peel adhesion strengths greater than 5 N/cm delaminate by a clean cohesive failure inside the HDPE substrate.
In contrast to laminated acrylic that yellows, loses strength and delaminates over time, Reynolds' method produces strong, durable windows that look good long after the initial luster of a new facility has worn off.
If a nylon layer is at or close to the inside surface of the bubble, IBC could freeze the nylon too quickly so that it doesn't adhere to the next layer and delaminates. One solution is to use plant air in the IBC instead of chilled air.
The accelerator delaminates them at rotor-tip speeds of 360 ft/sec.