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"Explaining Sheet Separation"

What is sheet separation?

Last Updated On May 15, 2008

“Sheet separation” is another term for delamination – this is applicable to laminated structures, where numerous folds in the laminated material may cause layers of the sheet to separate, or delaminate. This can also occur in non laminated materials such as spunbonded polyolefins. For further information you may consult this article titled ‘Porous Sterile Barrier Integrity Testing: Failure Anomalies’ by Curt Larsen, MDDI January 2006.