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1.1 This test method covers single shear testing of thin wrought and cast aluminum alloy products to determine shear ultimate strengths.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI values given in parentheses are provided for information only.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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.
B565 Test Method for Shear Testing of Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Rivets and Cold-Heading Wire and Rods
B769 Test Method for Shear Testing of Aluminum Alloys
E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines
E6 Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing
ICS Number Code 77.040.10 (Mechanical testing of metals); 77.150.10 (Aluminium products)
UNSPSC Code 11172000(Aluminum based alloys); 41114619(Shear strength testers)