ASTM B565-94(2000)

    Standard Test Method for Shear Testing of Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Rivets and Cold-Heading Wire and Rods

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    1. Scope

    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.

    Note 2--The values stated in inch-pound units are the standard. The SI values in parentheses are for information only.

    1.2 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.

    ASTM Standards

    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 Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31152305(Aluminum or aluminum alloy wire); 60124403(Aluminum wire)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0565-94R00

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