This ballot is being proposed to adequately clarify the question of the location of fracture during tensile/wedge tensile testing of externally threaded fasteners. Most notably, the current wording allows for fracture to occur in the shank for a hardened fastener.
compression load; hardness; proof load; properties; tensile; testing; yield; Carburizing applications; Decarburization; Fasteners (metal); Gross decarburization; Hydrogen embrittlement (HE); Mechanical analysis/testing; Metallic hardness; Partial decarburization; Proof load; Rivets; Steel fasteners; Steel washers; Tensile properties/testing; Washers/washer assemblies; Wedge tension testing;
Citing ASTM Standards
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