ASTM B406-96

    Standard Test Method for Transverse Rupture Strength of Cemented Carbides

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the transverse rupture strength of cemented carbides.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI values in parentheses are provided for information only.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    B276 Test Method for Apparent Porosity in Cemented Carbides

    ISO Standard

    ISO-3327 Hardmetals--Determination of Transverse Rupture Strength


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/B0406-96

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