ASTM WK71358

    Revision of E8 / E8M - 16a Standard Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

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    Active Standard: E8 / E8M - 16a

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



    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 parallel section; reduction of area; sensitivity; strain; stress; taring; tensile strength; tension testing; yield point elongation; yield strength;;


    Clarify the measurement methods and requirements for determining cross-sectional area in Section 7.2 for test specimens of full cross section from symmetrical solid shapes and tubes.

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    Gary Bray

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