Work Item
ASTM WK83618

New Guide for Test Method Selection and Test Specimen Design for Bolted Joint Related Properties

1. Scope

Provide information for test requestors on the Significance and Use, Interferences and Test Specimen design for Bolted Joint related test methods, including open hole, filled hole, bearing, bearing/bypass and fastener pull-thru.


bolted joints


Pull out some of the common, repetitious information in D5766, D5961,D6484, D6742, D6873, D7248, D7332 and D8387 primarily related to test definition & test specimen design and move to this new guide. Help define what tests should be performed for common applications. Reduce size of the individual test method standards.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D30.05

Committee: D30

Staff Manager: Melissa Marcinowski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 09-29-2022

Technical Contact: Stephen Ward

Item: 000