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)
Subjects: Mechanical Engineering