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Flexural Bend Testing Machine for Large Plastic Samples ASTM D790

Recently, a city government's engineering department approached us with a need to test large plastic sewer pipe liners for flexural modulus and strength according to ASTM D790.  Our normal recommendation would be a dual column eXpert 2600 universa...

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Testing Systems for F1541- External Skeletal Fixation-Prosthetic

ASTM F1541 encompasses many different testing requirements for characterizing external skeletal fixation devices (ESFD's) This specification is used for many fixation devices and applications, Joint prostheses, Modular prostheses, Osteosynthesis, Ring ...

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How to Perform an ASTM D790 Plastic Flexural 3 Point Bend Test

Along with ASTM D638, D790 is one of the most commonly used specifications in the plastics industry.  This test measures the flexural strength and flexural modulus of reinforced and unreinforced plastics.  These calculations allow you t...

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How to Perform a 3 Point Bend Test on a Universal Testing Machine

Bend testing (also flex or flexural testing) is commonly performed to measure the flexural strength and modulus of all types of materials and products.  This test is performed on a universal testing machine (tensile testing machine or tensile test...

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ASTM C1609 Flexural Testing of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Beams

Fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) is finding increased use in construction. FRC offers several advantages over rebar or wire mesh reinforced concrete including increased crack resistance, ductility, energy absorption, impact resistance and resi...

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Testing System for ASTM F1717 Spinal Implant Biaxial Testing

Spinal Implants are tested according to several ASTM standards. ASTM F1717 is intended to provide a basis for the mechanical comparison among past, present and future spinal implant assemblies. Three static and one fatigue mechanical test of a spinal c...

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ASTM F382-99 Metallic Bone Plate Plate -4 point Bend Test

Metallic Bone Plates need to undergo several tests before gaining approval as internal fixation devices of the skeletal system. One standard, ASTM F382-99, defines the test methods for single cycle bend testing (annex A1) and for determining the bendin...

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