ASTM D950 - 03(2011)

    Standard Test Method for Impact Strength of Adhesive Bonds

    Active Standard ASTM D950 | Developed by Subcommittee: D14.80

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.06


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    Significance and Use

    Adhesives can fail under a sudden impact load and not under a slowly applied load of the same or greater force.

    This test method can be used to compare the sensitivity of various adhesives to suddenly applied loads.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the comparative impact strength of adhesive bonds in shear, when tested on standard specimens under specified conditions of preparation, conditioning, and testing.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A108 Specification for Steel Bar, Carbon and Alloy, Cold-Finished

    B16/B16M Specification for Free-Cutting Brass Rod, Bar and Shapes for Use in Screw Machines

    B107/B107M Specification for Magnesium-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Profiles, Tubes, and Wire

    B133 Specification for Copper Rod, Bar, And Shapes

    B139/B139M Specification for Phosphor Bronze Rod, Bar, and Shapes

    B151/B151M Specification for Copper-Nickel-Zinc Alloy (Nickel Silver) and Copper-Nickel Rod and Bar

    B211 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Rolled or Cold Finished Bar, Rod, and Wire

    D905 Test Method for Strength Properties of Adhesive Bonds in Shear by Compression Loading

    D907 Terminology of Adhesives

    E23 Test Methods for Notched Bar Impact Testing of Metallic Materials


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31201601(Chemical adhesives)


    DOI: 10.1520/D0950-03R11

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