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International Testing Standards
International Testing Standards
Adhesives and Sealants ASTM C1135 This test method covers a laboratory procedure for quantitatively measuring the tensile adhesion properties of structural sealants. ASTM C1265 This test method covers a laboratory procedure for quantitatively measuring the tensile strength, stiffness, and adhesion properties of insulating glass edge seals that are used in structural sealant glazing applications. ASTM C1382 This test […] Read More... Building Products and Construction Standard Description ASTM A981 This test method describes procedures to establish the relative bond strength of 15.2 mm (0.6 in.) diameter, Grade 270 prestressing steel strand in cement grout as used in prestressed ground anchors for the purpose of evaluating the effects of manufacturing practices on bond strength. ASTM C1018 This test method evaluates the […] Read More... Ceramics ASTM C1161 This test method covers the determination of flexural strength of advanced ceramic materials at ambient temperature. Four-point-1/4 point and three-point loadings with prescribed spans are the standard. Rectangular specimens of prescribed cross-section sizes are used with specified features in prescribed specimen-fixture combinations. ASTM C1211 This test method covers determination of the flexural strength […] Read More... Composites Standard Description ASTM D3410 This test method determines the in-plane compressive properties of polymer matrix composite materials reinforced by high-modulus fibers. ASTM D3518 This practice determines the in-plane shear response of polymer matrix composite materials reinforced by high-modulus fibers. The composite material form is limited to a continuous-fiber reinforced composite +45° laminate capable of being […] Read More... Electrical Components Standard Description ASTM F1597 This test method covers the measurement of actuation force or contact force, or both, of a membrane switch utilizing a pre-determined resistance value. BS EN 2591-408:1998 Elements of electrical and optical connection. Test methods. Mating and unmating forces. BS EN 2591-412:1999 Elements of electrical and optical connection. Test methods. Contact insertion […] Read More... Foams Standard Description ASTM D3574 These test methods apply to slab, bonded, and molded flexible cellular products known as urethane foams. ASTM D5672 This test method covers a screening type quality control test used to determine if flexible polyurethane foam cushions are within the specified grade range. Read More... Footwear Standard Description BS 5116:1974 Method of test for determination of breaking tenacity of flat bundles of cotton fibers. BS 5131-1.9:1985 Methods of test for footwear and footwear materials. Adhesives. Measurement of green strength of adhesive joints. BS 5131-3.4:1978 Methods of test for footwear and footwear materials. Uppers, textiles and threads. Edgewise compressibility, upper materials. BS […] Read More... Glass ASTM C158 These test methods cover the determination of the modulus of rupture in bending of glass and glass-ceramics. ASTM E2098 This test method covers procedures for determining the breaking force of glass fiber mesh following their conditioning in an alkali solution. Read More... Medical Devices Standard Description ASTM F2267 This test method specifies the materials and methods for the axial compressive subsidence testing of non-biologic intervertebral body fusion devices, spinal implants designed to promote arthrodesis at a given spinal motion segment. ASTM F2345 These test methods cover the evaluation of the static and cyclic fatigue strength of ceramic modular femoral […] Read More... Metals Standard Description ASTM B598 This practice covers the determination of the yield strength (0.01%, 0.02%, and 0.05% offset), at room temperature. It is intended for copper alloys in tempers commonly used for spring applications, and materials thicker than 0.010 in. (0.25 mm). ASTM E1012 This test method covers the determination of the bearing strength of […] Read More... Packaging Standard Description ASTM D4577 This test method is designed to determine the resistance of a shipping container to a vertically applied constant load for either a specified time or to failure. The test method may also, include, for example, a package of a shipping container, palletized or unitized loads. ASTM D7030 This test method covers […] Read More... Paper and Cardboard Standard Description ASTM D4987 This test method covers the procedure for testing the tensile breaking strength of the perforations in one-part continuous forms paper. ASTM D5803 This test method provides a quick, reliable means to measure the wet zero-span tensile strength of a specimen of sheeted material. ASTM D5804 This test method provides a quick […] Read More... Plastics and Rubber Standard Description ASTM D1238 This test method covers measurement of the rate of extrusion of molten resins through a die of a specified length and diameter under prescribed conditions of temperature, load, and piston position in the barrel as the timed measurement is being made. ASTM D1414 These test methods describe the procedures for determining […] Read More... Shimpo DT-207LR (LED) Tachometer Features Outstanding Accuracy allows usage in the strictest applications Sophisticated laser beam detection to 20 feet provides operator safety during testing Exceptionally rugged die-cast aluminum housing enables usage in the harshest conditions Wide field selection of units in both instantaneous rate as well as totalized length satisfies a multitude of user requirements Large 5 digit display […] Read More... Textiles and Fabrics Standard Description ASTM D1388 This test method covers the measurement of stiffness properties of fabrics. Bending length is measured and flexural rigidity is calculated. ASTM D1683 This test method measures the sewn seam strength in woven fabrics by applying a force perpendicular to the sewn seams. ASTM D2061 These test methods cover the determination of […] Read More... Wire, Yarn and Thread Standard Description ASTM A931 This test method covers the tension testing of wire ropes and strand at room temperature, specifically to determine the minimum acceptance strength or nominal strength, yield strength, elongation, and modulus of elasticity. ASTM C1557 This test method covers the preparation, mounting, and testing of single fibers (obtained either from a fiber […] Read More...