ASTM D5265 - 09(2016) - Standard Test Method for Bridge Impact Testing

ASTM D5265 - 09(2016)

Standard Test Method for Bridge Impact Testing

Status : Current   Published : June 2016

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1.1 This test method is intended to determine the capability of a long package with a narrow cross-section to resist impact near its center when the package is supported only at its ends. This test method allows the user to select from two test options: Option A employs the use of a free-fall drop tester (see Exhibit B), and Option B employs the use of simulated mechanical impact testing equipment (S.M.I.T.E.; see Exhibit A). The two optional procedures are designed to impart the same amount of kinetic energy at impact; therefore, each procedure yields equal damage-producing potential.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.3  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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 D5265 - 09(2016)
TitleStandard Test Method for Bridge Impact Testing
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 June 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 Bridge impact, Drop test, Free-fall, Packaging, S.M.I.T.E. tester
ICS55.040
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages5
File Size187 KB
Price£40.00


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