ASTM International - ASTM C1161-94(1996)
Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Advanced Ceramics at Ambient Temperature
|Publication Date:||10 March 2002|
|ICS Code (Ceramic products):||81.060.20|
1.1 This test method covers the determination of flexural strength of advanced ceramic materials at ambient temperature. Four-point-1/4 point and three-point loadings with prescribed spans are the standard. Rectangular specimens of prescribed cross-section sizes are used with specified features in prescribed specimen-fixture combinations.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 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.