Work Item
ASTM WK84400

New Test Method for Local Buckling and Crippling under Axial Compressive Loading

1. Scope

This test method determines the local buckling and crippling stresses for one-edge-free and no-edge-free cross section configurations using solid laminate composite material construction. Design of test specimens is covered in the Guide Dxxxx.


local buckling; crippling; compression test; composite materials


Needed to standardize typical compression crippling strength test specimens for composite materials used in aerospace industry.

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: 12-05-2022

Technical Contact: Stephen Ward

Item: 000