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    ASTM B871-01(2013)

    Standard Test Method for Tear Testing of Aluminum Alloy Products (Withdrawn 2017)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM B871-01(2013) | Developed by Subcommittee: B07.05


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This test method covers the static tear test of aluminum alloy products using specimens that are 0.040 in. (1 mm) to 0.250 in. (6.35 mm) thick.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee B07 on Light Metals and Alloys, this test method was withdrawn in November 2017. This standard is being withdrawn without replacement due to its limited use by industry.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the static tear test of aluminum alloy products using specimens that are 0.040 in. (1 mm) to 0.250 in. (6.35 mm) thick.

    1.2 This test method is applicable to aluminum alloy products having a minimum thickness of 0.040 in. (1 mm).

    1.3 This test method provides a measure of both notch toughness and resistance to crack propagation with the primary use as a screening or merit rank test.

    1.4 The reliability of the tear test has been established in various research programs by reasonably good correlations between data from the tear tests and fracture toughness tests.2,3

    Note 1Direct measurement of fracture toughness may be made in accordance with Practices B645, B646 and Test Method E399.

    1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.6 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

    B557 Test Methods for Tension Testing Wrought and Cast Aluminum- and Magnesium-Alloy Products

    B645 Practice for Linear-Elastic Plane-Strain Fracture Toughness Testing of Aluminum Alloys

    B646 Practice for Fracture Toughness Testing of Aluminum Alloys

    E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines

    E83 Practice for Verification and Classification of Extensometer Systems

    E338 Test Method of Sharp-Notch Tension Testing of High-Strength Sheet Materials

    E399 Test Method for Linear-Elastic Plane-Strain Fracture Toughness KIc of Metallic Materials


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    DOI: 10.1520/B0871-01R13

    Citation Format

    ASTM B871-01(2013), Standard Test Method for Tear Testing of Aluminum Alloy Products (Withdrawn 2017), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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