API RP 5L3
Recommended Practice for Conducting Drop-Weight Tear Tests on Line Pipe
|Publication Date:||1 February 1996|
These procedures describe a recommended method for conducting drop-weight tear tests to measure the fracture appearance or fracture ductility of line pipe as referenced in API Specification 5L, Specification for Line Pipe.
Metric conversions of US customary units are shown in parenthesis in the test, figures, and tables. See Appendix B for metric conversion factors.