The test method currently includes a tapered cantilever beam (TCB) test sample for tension tension evaluation of coated surfaces. There are limitations to the TCB test sample that should be explained. In addition, the four point bend test sample type should be added as an alternative type of tension tension bend test sample.
Keywordsceramic coatings; composite coatings; fatigue testing; hydroxylapatite; metallic coatings; plasma-sprayed coatings; porous coatings; tribasic calcium phosphate;
Ballot Item Approved as F1160-2014 and Pending Publication