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Standard Test Method for Short Rod Fracture Toughness of Cemented Carbides

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Standard Test Method for Short Rod Fracture Toughness of Cemented Carbides


1.1 This test method covers the determination of the fracture toughness of cemented carbides (K IcSR ) by testing slotted short rod or short bar specimens.

1.2 Values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. Inch-pound units are provided for information only.

1.3 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems 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.


calibration-metals/alloys instrumentation; cemented carbides; chevron slots; cracking-crack growth; destructive testing; distributed load test machine; fabrication; fracture testing; grip slot; load transducer calibration; overhang; slots-chevron/grip/crack; tolerances; toughness; short rod fracture toughness of cemented carbides

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Document Number


Revision Level

1987 R97 EDITION



Modification Type


Publication Date

Aug. 28, 1987

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

7 pages

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