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What Standards exist for shear testing of adhesives?

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Several organisations produce Standards, and three well established organisations are BSI (British Standards Institution), ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) and ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials). The Standards offered by these organisations include:

BSI

BS EN 1465 (1995): Adhesives-Determination of Tensile Lap-Shear Strength of Rigid-to-Rigid Bonded Assemblies

ISO

ISO 4587 (2003): Adhesives-Determination of Tensile Lap-Shear Strength of Rigid-to-Rigid Bonded Assemblies

ISO 6237 (2003): Adhesives-Wood-to-Wood Adhesive Bonds-Determination of Shear Strength by Tensile Loading

ISO 9653 (1998): Adhesives-Test method for Shear Impact Strength of Adhesive Bonds

ISO 10123 (1990): Adhesives-Determination of Shear Strength of Anaerobic Adhesives Using Pin-and-Collar Specimens

ISO 10964 (1993): Adhesives-Determination of Torque Strength of Anaerobic Adhesives on Threaded Fasteners

ISO 11003 Part 1 (2001): Adhesives-Determination of Shear Behaviour of Structural Adhesives-Part 1: Torsion Test Method Using Butt-Bonded Hollow Cylinders

ISO 11003 Part 2 (2001): Adhesives-Determination of Shear Behaviour of Structural Adhesives-Part 2: Tensile Test Method Using Thick Adherends

ISO 13445 (2003): Adhesives-Determination of Shear Strength of Adhesive Bonds between Rigid Substrates by the Block-Shear Method

ASTM

ASTM D 905-03: Standard Test Method for Strength Properties of Adhesive Bonds in Shear by Compression Loading

ASTM D 1002-01: Standard Test Method for Apparent Shear Strength of Single-Lap-Joint Adhesively Bonded Metal Specimens by Tension Loading (Metal-to-Metal)

ASTM D 3044-94 (2000): Standard Test Method for Shear Modulus of Wood-Based Structural Panels

ASTM D 3163-01: Standard Test Method for Determining Strength of Adhesively Bonded Rigid Plastic Lap-Shear Joints in Shear by Tension Loading

ASTM D 3164-03: Standard Test Method for Strength Properties of Adhesively Bonded Plastic Lap-Shear Sandwich Joints in Shear by Tension Loading

ASTM D 3165-00: Standard Test Method for Strength Properties of Adhesives in Shear by Tension Loading of Single-Lap-Joint Laminated Assemblies

ASTM D 3528-96 (2002): Standard Test Method for Strength Properties of Double Lap Shear Adhesive Joints by Tension Loading

ASTM D 3658. Determining the torque strength of ultraviolet (UV) light-cured glass/metal adhesive joints.

ASTM D 3983-98(2004): Standard Test Method for Measuring Strength and Shear Modulus of Nonrigid Adhesives by the Thick-Adherend Tensile-Lap Specimen

ASTM D 4562-01: Standard Test Method for Shear Strength of Adhesives Using Pin-and-Collar Specimen

ASTM D 4896-01: Standard Guide for Use of Adhesive-Bonded Single Lap-Joint Specimen Test Results

ASTM D 5648-01: Standard Test Method for Torque-Tension Relationship of Adhesives Used on Threaded Fasteners (Lubricity)

ASTM D 5656-04: Standard Test Method for Thick-Adherend Metal Lap-Shear Joints for Determination of the Stress-Strain Behaviour of Adhesives in Shear by Tension Loading

ASTM D 5649-01: Standard Test Method for Torque Strength of Adhesives Used on Threaded Fasteners

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