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ASTM E74

Standard Practice of Calibration of Force-Measuring Instruments for Verifying the Force Indication of Testing Machines

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 March 2013
Status: inactive
Page Count: 18
ICS Code (Measurement of force, weight and pressure): 17.100
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The purpose of this practice is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments:

Elastic force-measuring instruments, and

Force-multiplying systems, such as balances and small platform scales.

NOTE 1-Verification by deadweight loading is also an acceptable method of verifying the force indication of a testing machine. Tolerances for weights for this purpose are given in Practices E4; methods for calibration of the weights are given in NIST Technical Note 577, Methods of Calibrating Weights for Piston Gages.2

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. Other metric and inch-pound values are regarded as equivalent when required.

This practice is intended for the calibration of static force measuring instruments. It is not applicable for dynamic or high speed force calibrations, nor can the results of calibrations performed in accordance with this practice be assumed valid for dynamic or high speed force measurements.

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.

2 Available from National Institute for Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899.

Document History

February 1, 2018
Standard Practices for Calibration and Verification for Force-Measuring Instruments
The purpose of these practices is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: Elastic force-measuring...
February 1, 2018
Standard Practices for Calibration and Verification for Force-Measuring Instruments
The purpose of these practices is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: Elastic force-measuring...
May 1, 2013
Standard Practice of Calibration of Force-Measuring Instruments for Verifying the Force Indication of Testing Machines
The purpose of this practice is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: Elastic force-measuring...
ASTM E74
March 1, 2013
Standard Practice of Calibration of Force-Measuring Instruments for Verifying the Force Indication of Testing Machines
The purpose of this practice is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: Elastic force-measuring...
December 1, 2012
Standard Practice of Calibration of Force-Measuring Instruments for Verifying the Force Indication of Testing Machines
The purpose of this practice is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: Elastic force-measuring...
March 1, 2006
Standard Practice of Calibration of Force-Measuring Instruments for Verifying the Force Indication of Testing Machines
The purpose of this practice is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: Elastic force-measuring...
December 1, 2004
Standard Practice of Calibration of Force-Measuring Instruments for Verifying the Force Indication of Testing Machines
The purpose of this practice is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: Elastic force-measuring...
April 5, 2002
Standard Practice of Calibration of Force-Measuring Instruments for Verifying the Force Indication of Testing Machines
The purpose of this practice is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: Elastic force-measuring...
October 10, 2001
Standard Practice of Calibration of Force-Measuring Instruments for Verifying the Force Indication of Testing Machines
Scope The purpose of this practice is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: Elastic force-measuring...
October 10, 2000
Standard Practice of Calibration of Force-Measuring Instruments for Verifying the Force Indication of Testing Machines
1. Scope 1.1 The purpose of this practice is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: 1.1.1 Elastic...
June 10, 2000
Standard Practice of Calibration of Force-Measuring Instruments for Verifying the Force Indication of Testing Machines
The purpose of this practice is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: Elastic force-measuring...
October 10, 1995
Standard Practice of Calibration of Force-Measuring Instruments for Verifying the Force Indication of Testing Machines
1. Scope 1.1 The purpose of this practice is to specify procedures for the calibration of force-measuring instruments. Procedures are included for the following types of instruments: 1.1.1 Elastic...
January 25, 1991
STANDARD PRACTICE OF CALIBRATION OF FORCE- MEASURING INSTRUMENTS FOR VERIFYING THE FORCE INDICATION OF TESTING MACHINES
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July 29, 1983
STANDARD PRACTICE OF CALIBRATION OF FORCE- MEASURING INSTRUMENTS FOR VERIFYING THE LOAD INDICATION OF TESTING MACHINES
A description is not available for this item.

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