ASTM A938 - 18 - Standard Test Method for Torsion Testing of Wire

ASTM A938 - 18

Standard Test Method for Torsion Testing of Wire

Status : Current   Published : September 2018



1.1 This test method describes the torsion (or twist) testing of metallic wire.

1.2 The values stated in U.S. customary units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI equivalents of U.S. customary units may be approximate.

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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 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 A938 - 18
TitleStandard Test Method for Torsion Testing of Wire
Publication Date01 September 2018
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 coaxial clamping, fracture, revolution counter, test length, torsion, torsion testing, twisting rates, wire, wire axis, wire ductility, wire ductility
File Size70 KB

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