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 Title & Authors
Comparison of EG/AD/S and EG/AD model ice properties
Kim, Jung-Hyun; Choi, Kyung-Sik;
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 Abstract
EG/AD/S type model ice was originally selected as the primary model ice material for the MOERI ice tank in Korea. The existence of a sugar component in the EG/AD/S mixture may cause a serious maintenance problem. In order to understand the influence of sugar in the original model ice, a series of tests with EG/AD/S and EG/AD model ices were performed, and their material properties compared. Because the target strength of model ice in the full-scale MOERI ice tank is expensive and difficult to control, tests were performed under cold room conditions using a miniature ice tank. This paper describes the material properties of EG/AD/S and EG/AD model ices, such as flexural strength, compressive strength and elastic modulus. In order to obtain the desired strength and stiffness levels for the model ice, a warm-up process was introduced.
 Keywords
Compressive strength;EG/AD/S and EG/AD model ice;Flexural strength;MOERI ice tank;Warm-up process;
 Language
English
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