ASTM WK42401

    Revision of D143 - 09 Standard Test Methods for Small Clear Specimens of Timber

    (What is a Work Item?)

    Active Standard: D143 - 14

    Developed by Subcommittee: D07.01 | Committee D07 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    To update the deflection measurement specification for the bending test to address a users request for clarification. Revisions to update the deflection measurement device accuracy will also be proposed.


    clear specimens; small clear specimens; timber; wood; Bend testing--wood products; Clear wood evaluation/testing; Cleavages; Compression testing--wood/wood products; Field testing--wood products; Flexural testing--wood products; Hardness tests--wood products; Heartwood; Impact testing--building products; Moisture analysis--wood products; Nail pull resistance; Nails; Radial shrinkage; Sapwood; Shear testing--wood products; Shipping; Shrinkage; Single-blow impact test; Specific gravity--wood products; Static tests--building materials/applications; Summerwood; Tangential shrinkage; Tensile properties/testing--wood products; Timber; Toughness; Withdrawal resistance;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Ned Waltz


    D07 (13-05)

    Ballot Item Approved as D143-2014 and Pending Publication