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ISO 7539-3:1989 ISO 7539-3:1989 Corrosion of metals and alloys -- Stress corrosion testing -- Part 3: Preparation and use of U-bend specimens

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Updated On: April 01, 2002
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Covers procedures for designing, preparing and using U-bend test specimens. These specimens may be used to test a variety of product forms (for example sheet, plate, flat extruded material, wire or rod). The principal acvantages of the U-bend test are its simplicity and its adaptability for use in plants. A disadvantage is that stesses cannot be quantified with accuracy. U-bend specimens made from high strength materials may fracture rapidly and can be dangerous.

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