Volume 3, Issue 2 (July 1981)

    Results of the ASTM Round-Robin on the Rail Shear Test for Composites

    CODEN: CTROAD

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    Abstract

    ASTM Committee D-30 on High Modulus Fibers and Their Composites proposed a new standard to measure in-plane shear properties of high modulus fiber composites. The new method would use a two-rail or three-rail shear test system, both of which are being used in industry at this time. During the Subcommittee D-30.04 review, several suggested modifications were offered which indicated a lack of uniformity between the methods in current use. Another problem was that one laboratory had tested material with both methods and obtained different values with the two-rail versus the three-rail shear test systems. It was decided to run a round-robin using both test systems.


    Author Information:

    Lockwood, PA
    Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation, Technical Center, Granville, OH


    Stock #: CTR10728J

    ISSN: 0884-6804

    DOI: 10.1520/CTR10728J

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    Title Results of the ASTM Round-Robin on the Rail Shear Test for Composites
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    Committee D30