Active Standard ASTM A938 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.03
Book of Standards Volume: 01.03
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Significance and Use
4.1 The complex stress and strain conditions that occur in the sample during the torsion test are sensitive to minor variations in materials, making the torsion test a useful tool in assessing wire ductility under torsional loading.
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E6 Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing
ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains)