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Covers procedures for designing, preparing and using bent-beam test specimens. These specimens may be used to test a variety of product forms (i. e. sheet, plate, flat extruded material, wire or rod). They are espesially suitable for multiple testing and for atmospheric stress corrosion tests; they are usually tested under nominally constant strain conditions. Bent-beam specimens made from high strength materials may fracture rapidly and can be dangerous.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 1989-12
Edition : 1Number of pages : 6
Technical Committee:Corrosion of metals and alloys
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