ASTM WK44220

    Revision of E8 / E8M - 13a Standard Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

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    Active Standard: E8 / E8M - 13a

    Developed by Subcommittee: E28.04 | Committee E28 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK44220

    1. Rationale

    (1) standardize and revise definition of reduced section (2) correct errors in drawings of specimens in Figures 15, 17 and 19, including use of dimension A (3) correct English/Metric specimen dimension problems in specimen 3 of Figure 9


    Keywords

    accuracy; bending stress; discontinuous yielding; drop-of-the-beam; eccentric force application; elastic extension; elongation; extension-under-load; extensometer; force; free-running crosshead speed; gauge length; halt-of-the force; percent elongation; plastic extension; preload; rate of stressing; rate of straining; reduced section; reduction of area; sensitivity; strain; stress; taring; tensile strength; tension testing; yield point elongation; yield strength;
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    11-26-2013

    Technical Contact:
    William Luecke

    Status:
    Draft Under Development