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1.1 This test method covers the double shear testing of aluminum and aluminum alloy rivets with round, solid shanks and cold-heading wire and rod.
Note 1—Exceptions to this test method may be necessary in individual specifications or methods for tests for a particular material.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parenthesis are mathematical conversions to SI units which are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of 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.
B316/B316M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Rivet and Cold-Heading Wire and Rods
B769 Test Method for Shear Testing of Aluminum Alloys
B831 Test Method for Shear Testing of Thin Aluminum Alloy Products
E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines
E6 Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing
ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)