ASTM F736 - 17 - Standard Test Method for Impact Resistance of Monolithic Polycarbonate Sheet by Means of a Falling Weight
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ASTM F736 - 17

Standard Test Method for Impact Resistance of Monolithic Polycarbonate Sheet by Means of a Falling Weight

Status : Current   Published : June 2017

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1.1 This test method covers the determination of the energy required to initiate failure in monolithic polycarbonate sheet material under specified conditions of impact using a free falling weight.

1.2 Two specimen types are defined as follows:

1.2.1  Type A consists of a flat plate test specimen and employs a clamped ring support.

1.2.2  Type B consists of a simply supported three-point loaded beam specimen ( Fig. 1) for use with material which can not be failed using the Type A specimen. For a maximum drop height of 6.096 m (20 ft) and a maximum drop weight of 22.68 kg (50 lb), virgin polycarbonate greater than 12.70 mm ( 1/ 2 in.) thick will require use of the Type B specimen.

Note 1:  See also ASTM Methods: D1709, D2444 and D3029.

FIG. 1 Type B Specimen Geometry and Loading

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1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3.1  Exception—The inch-pound units in parentheses are provided for information only.

1.4  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. For specific hazard statement, See Section 7.

1.5  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.




Standard NumberASTM F736 - 17
TitleStandard Test Method for Impact Resistance of Monolithic Polycarbonate Sheet by Means of a Falling Weight
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 June 2017
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 Falling weight, Impact resistance, Polycarbonate
ICS83.140.10
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages6
File Size287 KB
Price£42.00


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