Active Standard: D143 - 09
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.
Keywordsclear 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;
Ballot Item Approved as D143-2014 and Pending Publication