International Standards - Composites

Standard
Description
ASTM D3410

This test method determines the in-plane compressive properties of polymer matrix composite materials reinforced by high-modulus fibers. Experience our recommended composites testing equipment adherent to ASTM D3410 here.
ASTM D3518

This practice determines the in-plane shear response of polymer matrix composite materials reinforced by high-modulus fibers. The composite material form is limited to a continuous-fiber reinforced composite +45° laminate capable of being tension tested in the laminate chi-direction. Experience our recommended composites testing equipment adherent to ASTM D3518 here.
ASTM D3552

This test method covers the determination of the tensile properties of metal matrix composites reinforced by continuous and discontinuous high-modulus fibers. Nontraditional metal matrix composites as stated in also are covered in this test method. Experience our recommended composites testing equipment adherent to ASTM D3552 here.
ASTM D5467   This test method covers the in-plane compressive properties of polymer matrix composite materials reinforced by high-modulus fibers in a sandwich beam configuration. Experience our recommended composites testing equipment adherent to ASTM D5467 here.
ASTM D5766
  This test method determines the open hole tensile strength of multidirectional polymer matrix composite laminates reinforced by high-modulus fibers. Experience our recommended composites testing equipment adherent to ASTM D5766 here.
ASTM D6641   This test method establishes a procedure for determining the compressive strength and stiffness properties of polymer matrix composite materials using a combined loading compression or comparable test fixture. Experience our recommended composites testing equipment adherent to ASTM D6641 here.
ASTM F1276
  This test method provides a means of measuring the amount of creep relaxation of a laminated composite gasket material at a predetermined time after a compressive stress has been applied. Experience our recommended composites testing equipment adherent to ASTM F1276 here.
BS 4370-4:1991   Methods of test for rigid cellular materials. Method 14. Determination of flexural properties. Experience our recommended composites testing equipment adherent to ASTM BS 4370-4 here.
BS 4443-7:1992
  Methods of test for flexible cellular materials. Method 17. Determination of tear strength of flexible cellular material with an integral skin. Method 18. Experience our recommended composites testing equipment adherent to BS 4443-7 here.