STANDARD METHOD FOR THE 1-INCH DYNAMIC TEAR TEST
NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC
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The report describes a standard method for conducting dynamic tear DT tests to determine the DT energy fracture toughness value for structural base metal and weld metal using the standard 1-in. DT test specimen. A description of the apparatus, the dimensions and preparation of specimens, and details of the testing procedures are given. Use of this standard method is recommended for specification purposes, and it provides for comparison of results between different laboratories on a common basis.
- Metallurgy and Metallography
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods