Windshield and Backlight – Static Stress Test – Strain Gage Method
|Publication Date:||1 June 2011|
Note: Nothing in this standard supercedes applicable laws and regulations.
Note: In the event of conflict between the English and domestic language, the English language shall take precedence.
Purpose. The purpose of the static stress test is to determine the induced strain on the windshield or backlight due to types of adhesion materials, windshield supporting methods, installation residual stress, windshield molding installation, and/or body opening build variations.
Foreword. This procedure is used to
determine/develop a windshield/backlight
Applicability. This procedure applies to all passenger cars and light duty trucks. While written specifically for windshields and backlights, it may also be used to evaluate various other stationary glass installations.