Destructive testing of welds

This is usually used for testing mass produced parts where sacrificing one or two components for testing is acceptable.

Key standards

BS EN ISO 5173 Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Bend tests

BS EN ISO 9015-1 Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Hardness testing. Hardness tess on arc welded joints

BS EN ISO 9015-2 Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Hardness testing. Microhardness testing of welded joints

BS EN ISO 5178 Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Longitudinal tensile test on weld metal in fusion welded joints

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