ASTM C366/C366M - 16 - Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Thickness of Sandwich Cores

ASTM C366/C366M - 16

Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Thickness of Sandwich Cores

Status : Current   Published : March 2016



1.1 These test methods cover plant manufacturing procedures for measuring the thickness of flat sandwich cores. Permissible core material forms include those with continuous bonding surfaces (such as balsa wood and foams) as well as those with discontinuous bonding surfaces (such as honeycomb). The two test methods covered include the following:

1.1.1 Test Method A—Roller-Type Thickness Tester.

1.1.2 Test Method B—Disk-Type Thickness Tester.

Note 1: These test methods are designed for measuring thickness of core as it is produced and are not intended for use in determining dimensions of core specimens for other tests.

1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

1.2.1 Within the text the inch-pound units are shown in brackets.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Standard NumberASTM C366/C366M - 16
TitleStandard Test Methods for Measurement of Thickness of Sandwich Cores
Publication Date15 March 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors core, core thickness, sandwich
File Size203 KB

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