This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2016. Therefore this version remains current.
1.1 This International Standard specifies a method for the determination of mode I interlaminar fracture
toughness (critical energy release rate), GIC, of unidirectional fibre-reinforced plastic composites using a double
cantilever beam (DCB) specimen.
1.2 It is applicable to carbon-fibre-reinforced and glass-fibre-reinforced thermosets and thermoplastics.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 2001-12
Edition : 1Number of pages : 24
Technical Committee:Composites and reinforcement fibres
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