Bend Test

Various tests which are used to ascertain the toughness and ductility of a metal product, in which the material is bent around its axis and or around an outside radius.

The specimen is usually bent over a specified diameter through a specified angle for a specified number of cycles.


ASTM E290 - Standard Test Methods for Bend Testing of Material for Ductility

ASTM E190 - Standard Test Method for Guided Bend Test for Ductility of Welds

ASTM E522 / D522M - Standard Test Methods for Mandrel Bend Test of Attached Organic Coatings

ASTM D790 - Standard Test Methods for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials

ISO 7438:2005 - Metallic materials - Bend test

ISO 5173:2009 - Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials - Bend tests

ISO 1519:2011 - Paints and varnishes - Bend test (cylindrical mandrel)

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Subjects: Mechanical Engineering