Evaluation of a System for Compression Testing of Sheet Materials at Elevated Temperatures

    Published: Jan 1962

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    A critical evaluation is presented of a system that has been used to obtain compression stress-strain data for sheet materials at elevated temperatures. Descriptions of the supporting apparatus for the specimen, the method of heating, specimen design, and the method of strain measurement are presented. Particular emphasis is centered on the effect of lateral support afforded the specimen by the fixture. Illustrations showing the effect of modifications in the method of support are included, as well as some typical experimental results.

    Author Information:

    Breindel, W. W.
    Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio

    Carlson, R. L.
    Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio

    Holden, F. C.
    Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio

    Paper ID: STP46994S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E28.10

    DOI: 10.1520/STP46994S

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