Work Item
ASTM WK80265

Revision of E6-15e4 Standard Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing


Delete the term, “rate of creep” which is attributed to subcommittee E28.04, from E6.
The phrase “rate of creep” is not defined in any E28 standard, and not even in E139, the creep standard.
The phrase “rate of creep” does not appear in any sentence in an E28 standard.
The phrase “creep rate” appears 17 times in E139, but the phrase “creep rate” is not defined in E139 as either a general or specific term.


Developed by Subcommittee: E28.91

Committee: E28

Staff Manager: Ashley Wiand

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-16-2021

Technical Contact: William Luecke

Item: 014

Ballot: E28 (22-02)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution