Composites Testing

Composites Testing


Composite Materials Testing Services and Capabilities

Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research (WMT&R) is a world leader in composites testing.  As composite and non-metallic materials become prevalent in manufacturing applications and more complex in structure, the need for accurate, comprehensive testing of these materials continues to grow.  WMT&R is equipped to test thermoset and thermoplastic composites, laminates, fiber reinforced composites, sandwich core materials, resins, films, and adhesives.

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WMT&R conducts composites testing at its Composites Center of Excellence.  The state-of-the-art facility is Nadcap certified and fully staffed with experienced, dedicated composites testing personnel.  Our supporting machine shops operate 24/7 so that we can manufacture test specimens quickly and efficiently to meet any customer schedule.

Our UK subsidiary, WMT&R, Ltd. continues to expand its Composites Testing Program to meet customers’ needs

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Mechanical Testing of Composites

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WMT&R’s Composites Center is equipped with an array of hydraulic, electro-mechanical, drop tower/pendulum impact test frames.  Determination of composite properties requires tension, compression and shear tests. In qualification and materials development, other test types are used to explore more complex properties, such as open hole tension/compression (OHT/OFC), inter-laminar fracture toughness, compression after impact (CAI), and fatigue.

Tests are conducted over a range of temperatures on materials that may have been conditioned in a variety of environmental conditions such as high humidity and immersion in fluids.

 

Thermal Analysis of Composites

dscDifferental Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)


To strengthen the depth and quality of its composites testing results, WMT&R has a range of Thermal Testing equipment at the Composites Center.  The equipment includes Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA), Thermomechanical Analysis (TMA), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), and Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) machines.

 

Physical Testing of Composites

Despite the physical complexity of composites, WMT&R has the capabilities to test the physical properties of these materials.  Through physical testing, WMT&R is able to provide more comprehensive composites testing results to its customers. 

The following list is a sample of the standardized tests that WMT&R performs on composite materials. Email or call WMT&R to discuss your specific testing needs:

  • Hardness Testing - Barcol
  • Hardness Testing – Durometer
  • Density/Specific Gravity
  • Resin/Fiber/Void Content by Acid
  • Resin/Fiber/Void Content by Burn-off
  • Resin/Fiber Content by Solvent Wash
  • Water Absorption
  • Volatile Content
  • Gel Time
  • Flow
  • Fiber Areal Weight
  • Prepreg Areal/Adhesive Film Weight
  • Effects of Liquids
  • Moisture Content

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Standardized Tests and Individual Customer Specifications


The table below is a sampling of the standardized tests that WMT&R offers for composites.  We also test to individual customer specifications.  With the assistance of our Mechanical Engineering Department and our full service in-house Machine Shop, we are able to design and fabricate specialized fixtures for your unique testing needs.

Metallographic and Microscopic Analysis are available through our state of the art Analytical and Metallographic Labs.

 


The following is a sample of the standardized tests that WMT&R performs on composite materials:


Abrasion

ASTM D4060 Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by the Taber Abraser
ASTM D7127 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Surface Roughness of Abrasive Blast Cleaned Metal Surfaces Using a Portable Stylus Instrument

Adhesion

EN 2243 Single lap shear
ASTM D3762 Standard Test Method for Adhesive-Bonded Surface Durability of Aluminum (Wedge Test)
ASTM D4541 Standard Test Method for Pull-Off Strength of Coatings Using Portable Adhesion Testers
ASTM D6862 Standard Test Method for 90 Degree Peel Resistance of Adhesives

Bearing Strength

AITM 1-0009 Bearing Properties of Fiber-Reinforced Plastics by Bolt Bearing Configuration
ASTM D953 Standard Test Method for Bearing Strength of Plastics
ASTM D5961 Standard Test Method for Bearing Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
ASTM D7248 Standard Test Method for Bearing/Bypass Interaction Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates Using 2-Fastener Specimens

Compression

AITM 1-0008 Determination of Plain, Open Hole and Filled Hole Compression Strength
ASTM C364 Standard Test Method for Edgewise Compressive Strength of Sandwich Constructions
ASTM C365 Standard Test Method for Flatwise Compressive Properties of Sandwich Cores
ASTM C695 Standard Test Method for Compressive Strength of Carbon and Graphite
ASTM C773 Standard Test Method for Compressive (Crushing) Strength of Fired Whiteware Materials
ASTM D395 Standard Test Methods for Rubber Property-Compression Set
ASTM D575 Standard Test Methods for Rubber Properties in Compression
ASTM D695 Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Plastic
ASTM D1621 Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties Of Rigid Cellular Plastics
ASTM D2659 Standard Test Method for Column Crush Properties of Blown Thermoplastic Containers
ASTM D3410 Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials with Unsupported Gage Section by Shear Loading
ASTM D5449 Standard Test Method for Transverse Compressive Properties of Hoop Wound Polymer Matrix Composite
ASTM D6484 Standard Test Method for Open-Hole Compressive Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
ASTM D6641 Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials Using a Combined Loading Compression (CLC) Test Fixture
ASTM D6742 Standard Practice for Filled-Hole Tension and Compression Testing of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
ASTM D7012 Standard Test Method For Compressive Strength and Elastic Moduli of Intact Rock Core Specimens under Varying States of Stress and Temperatures
ASTM D7137 Standard Test Method for Compressive Residual Strength Properties of Damaged Polymer Matrix Composite Plates
EN 2850 Carbon Fibre Thermosetting Resin Unidirectional Laminates Compression Test Parallel to Fibre Direction
EN 6036 Determination of notched, unnotched and filled hole compression strength
EN 6038 Test Method: Determination of the compression strength after impact
ISO 604 Plastics - Determination of compressive
ISO 844 Rigid Cellular Plastics- Determination of Compression Properties
JIS K 7089  Testing Method for Compression After Impact Properties of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics
SACMA SRM 1R-94 Compressive Properties of Oriented Fiber-Resin Composites
SACMA SRM 2R-94 Compression After Impact Properties of Oriented Fiber-Resin Composites
SACMA SRM 3R-94 Open-Hole Compression Properties of Oriented Fiber-Resin Composites
SACMA SRM 6-94 Compressive Properties of Oriented Cross-Plied Fiber-Resin Composites

Creep

ASTM C1181 Standard Test Methods for Compressive Creep of Chemical-Resistant Polymer Machinery Grouts
ASTM C1291 Standard Test Method for Elevated Temperature Tensile Creep Strain, Creep Strain Rate, and Creep Time-to-Failure for Monolithic Advanced Ceramics
ASTM C1337 Standard Test Method for Creep and Creep Rupture of Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Advanced Ceramics Under Tensile Loading at Elevated Temperatures
ASTM D2990 Standard Test Methods for Tensile, Compressive, and Flexural Creep and Creep-Rupture of Plastics 
ASTM D7337 Standard Test Method for Tensile Creep Rupture of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite Bars
ISO 899 Plastics - Determination of Creep Behavior

Curved Beam Strength

AITM 1-0069 Determination of curved-beam failure load of fiber reinforced plastics
ASTM D6415 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Curved Beam Strength of a Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Matrix Composite

Enviromental Exposure

ASTM G154 Standard Practice for Operating Fluorescent Ulatrviolet (UV) Lamp Apparatus for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials

Fatigue

ASTM D3479 Standard Test Method for Tension-Tension Fatigue of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
ASTM D7615 Standard Practice for Open-Hole Fatigue Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates 
ASTM D7774 Standard Test Method for Flexural Fatigue Properties of Plastics
ASTM D7791 Standard Test Method for Uniaxial Fatigue Properties of Plastics
ISO 13003 Fibre-reinforced plastic  - Determination of fatigue properties under cyclic loading conditions

Flammability

AMFTH CH 1 Vertical Bunsen Burner Test for Cabin and Cargo Component Materials
AMFTH CH 2 45 degree Bunsen Burner Test For Cargo Compartment Liners and Waste Stowage Compartment Materials
AMFTH CH 3 Horizontal Bunsen Burner Test for Cabin, Cargo Compartment, and Miscellaneous Materials
ASTM D1929 Determining the ignition temperature of plastics
ASTM D2843 Density of smoke from burning decomposition of plastics
ASTM D3801 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Comparative Burning Characteristics of Solid Plastics in a Vertical Position
ASTM D635 Standard Test Method for Rate of Burning and/or Extent and Time of Burning of Plastics in a Horizontal Position
ASTM D801 Measuring the comparative Burning Characteristics of Solid Plastics in a Vertical Position 
ASTM E84 Surface Burning Characterisitcs of building materials
DOT/FAA/AR-00/12 Aircraft Materials Fire Test Handbook

Flexure

AITM 1-0018 Sandwich Flexural Test Four Point Bending
ASTM B406 Standard Test Method for Transverse Rupture Strength of Cemented Carbides
ASTM C393 Standard Test Method for Core Shear Properties of Sandwich Constructions by Beam Flexure
ASTM C651 Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Manufactured Carbon and Graphite Articles Using Four-Point Loading at Room Temperature
ASTM C1161 Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Advanced Ceramics at Ambient Temperature
ASTM C1341 Standard Test Method for Flexural Properties of Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Advanced Ceramic Composites
ASTM C1576 Standard Test Method for Determination of Slow Crack Growth Parameters of Advanced Ceramics by Constant Stress Flexural Testing at Ambient Temperature
ASTM C1684 Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Advanced Ceramics at Ambient Temperature - Cylindrical Rod Strength
ASTM D790 Standard Test Methods for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials
ASTM D6272 Standard Test Method for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials by Four-Point Bending
ASTM D6416 Standard Test Method for Two-Dimensional Flexural Properties of Simply Supported Sandwich Composite Plates Subjected to a Distributed Load
ASTM D7249 Standard Test Method for Facing Properties of Sandwich Constructions by Long Beam Flexure
ASTM D7250 Standard Practice for Determining Sandwich Beam Flexural and Shear Stiffness
ASTM D7264 Standard Test Method for Flexural Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
ASTM F417 Standard Test Method for Flexural Strength of Electronic Grade Ceramics
BS EN ISO 14125 Fibre-reinforced plastic composites - Determination of flexural properties
EN 2562 Flexural test parallel to the fibre direction. 
EN 2746 Flexural test. Three point bend method. 
ISO 178 Plastics -- Determination of flexural properties

Fracture Toughness

AITM 1-0005 Determination of interlaminar fracture toughness energy. Mode I.
AITM 1-0053 Determination of fracture toughness energy of bonded joints- Mode 1- G1C
ASTM C1421 Standard Test Methods for Determination of Fracture Toughness of Advanced Ceramics at Ambient Temperature
ASTM D5045 Standard Test Methods for Plane-Strain Fracture Toughness and Strain Energy Release Rate of Plastic Materials
ASTM D5528 Standard Test Method for Mode I Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Unidirectional Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites
ASTM D6115 Standard Test Method for Mode I Fatigue Delamination Growth Onset of Unidirectional Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites
ASTM D6671 Standard Test Method for Mixed Mode I-Mode II Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Unidirectional Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites
ASTM D7905 Standard Test Method for Determination of the Mode II Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Unidirectional Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites
ASTM E1922 Standard Test Method for Translaminar Fracture Toughness of Laminated and Pultruded Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
JIS K 7086  Testing Methods for Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics

Impact

ASTM D256 Standard Test Methods for Determining the Izod Pendulum Impact Resistance of Plastics
ASTM D1709 Standard Test Methods for Impact Resistance of Plastic Film by the Free-Falling Dart Method
ASTM D3763 Standard Test Method for High Speed Puncture Properties of Plastics Using Load and Displacement Sensors
ASTM D4812 Standard Test Method for Unnotched Cantilever Beam Impact Resistance of Plastics
ASTM D5420 Standard Test Method for Impact Resistance of Flat, Rigid Plastic Specimen by Means of a Striker Impacted by a Falling Weight (Gardner Impact)
ASTM D6110 Standard Test Method for Determining the Charpy Impact Resistance of Notched Specimens of Plastics
ASTM D6395 Standard Test Method for Flatwise Flexural Impact Resistance of Rigid Plastics
ASTM D7136 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Damage Resistance of a Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite to a Drop-Weight Impact Event
ASTM D7766 Damage Resistance Testing of Sandwich Constructions
ASTM E2248 Standard Test Method for Impact Testing of Miniaturized Charpy V-Notch Specimens
ISO 179 Plastics -- Determination of Charpy impact properties
ISO 180 Plastics -- Determination of Izod impact strength

Mechanical Properties

ASTM D1004 Standard Test Method for Tear Resistance (Graves Tear) of Plastic Film and Sheeting
ASTM D3787 Standard Test Method for Bursting Strength of Textiles—Constant-Rate-of-Traverse (CRT) Ball Burst Test

Non-Destructive

ASTM C747 Standard Test Method for Moduli of Elasticity and Fundamental Frequencies of Carbon and Graphite Materials by Sonic Resonance
ASTM E1876 Standard Test Method for Dynamic Young's Modulus, Shear Modulus, and Poisson's Ratio by Impulse Excitation of Vibration

Peel Resistance

ASTM D903 Standard Test Method for Peel or Stripping Strength of Adhesive Bonds
ASTM D1781 Standard Test Method for Climbing Drum Peel for Adhesives
ASTM D1876 Standard Test Method for Peel Resistance of Adhesives (T-Peel Test)
ASTM D3167 Standard Test Method for Floating Roller Peel Resistance of Adhesives

Pull-Through

AITM 1-0065 Fiber reinforced plastics-Determination of Joint Strength of Mechanically Fastened Joints
AITM 1-0066 Pull-Through Strength of Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Mechanical Joints
ASTM D7332 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Fastener Pull-Through Resistance of a Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite

Shear

AITM 1-0002 Determination of In-Plane Shear Properties
AITM 1-0019 Determination of Tensile Lap Shear Strength of Composite Joints
ASTM B769 Standard Test Method for Shear Testing of Aluminum Alloys
ASTM B831 Standard Test Method for Shear Testing of Thin Aluminum Alloy Products
ASTM C1292 Standard Test Method for Shear Strength of Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Advanced Ceramics at Ambient Temperatures
ASTM C273 Standard Test Method for Shear Properties of Sandwich Core Materials
ASTM D732 Standard Test Method for Shear Strength of Plastics by Punch Tool
ASTM D1002 Standard Test Method for Apparent Shear Strength of Single-Lap-Joint Adhesively Bonded Metal Specimens by Tension Loading (Metal-to-Metal)
ASTM D2344 Standard Test Method for Short-Beam Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials and Their Laminates
ASTM D3163 Standard Test Method for Determining Strength of Adhesively Bonded Rigid Plastic Lap-Shear Joints in Shear by Tension Loading
ASTM D3164 Strength Properties of Adhesively Bonded Plastic Lap-Shear Sandwich Joints in Shear by Tension Loading
ASTM D3165 Strength Properties of Adhesives in Shear by Tension Loading of Single-Lap-Joint Laminated Assemblies
ASTM D3166 Standard Test Method for Fatigue Properties of Adhesives in Shear by Tension Loading
ASTM D3518 Standard Test Method for In-Plane Shear Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials by Tensile Test of a ±45° Laminate
ASTM D3528 Standard Test Method for Strength Properties of Double Lap Shear Adhesive Joints by Tension Loading
ASTM D3846 Standard Test Method for In-Plane Shear Strength of Reinforced Plastics
ASTM D4255 Standard Test Method for In-Plane Shear Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials by the Rail Shear Method
ASTM D5379 Standard Test Method for Shear Properties of Composite Materials by the V-Notched Beam Method
ASTM D5448 Standard Test Method for Inplane Shear Properties of Hoop Wound Polymer Matrix Composite Cylinders
ASTM D5656 Standard Test Method for Thick-Adherend Metal Lap-Shear Joints for Determination of the Stress-Strain Behavior of Adhesives in Shear by Tension Loading
ASTM D5868 Standard Test Method for Lap Shear Adhesion for Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP)
ASTM D7078 Standard Test Method for Shear Properties of Composite Materials by V-Notched Rail Shear Method
ASTM D7617 Standard Test Method for Transverse Shear Strength of Fiber-reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite Bars
DIN EN 1465 Adhesives - Determination of tensile lap-shear strength of bonded assemblies
EN 2377 Determination of apparent interlaminar shear strength. 
EN 2563 Determination of the apparent interlaminar shear strength. 
ISO 14129 Fibre-reinforced plastic composites -- Determination of the in-plane shear stress/shear strain response, including the in-plane shear modulus and strength, by the plus or minus 45 degree tension test method
ISO 14130 Fibre-reinforced plastic composites — Determination of apparent interlaminar shear strength by short-beam method
SACMA SRM 8R-94 Short Beam Shear Strength of Oriented Fiber-Resin Composites

Tensile

AITM 1-0007 Tensile Properties of Plain, Open-Hole, and Filled-Hole Fiber-Reinforced Plastics
AITM 1-0029 Determination of Tensile Strength of a Tapered or Stepped Joint
ASTM C1273 Standard Test Method for Tensile Strength of Monolithic Advanced Ceramics at Ambient Temperatures
ASTM C297 Standard Test Method for Flatwise Tensile Strength of Sandwich Constructions
ASTM C749 Standard Test Method for Tensile Stress-Strain of Carbon and Graphite
ASTM D412 Standard Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers — Tension
ASTM D638 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics
ASTM D1414 Standard Test Methods for Rubber O-Rings
ASTM D1708 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics by Use of Microtensile Specimens
ASTM D2095 Standard Test Method for Tensile Strength of Adhesives by Means of Bar and Rod Specimens
ASTM D2290 Standard Test Method for Apparent Hoop Tensile Strength of Plastic or Reinforced Plastic Pipe1
ASTM D3039 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
ASTM D5766 Standard Test Method for Open-Hole Tensile Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
ASTM D7205 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite Bars
ASTM D7291 Standard Test Method for Through-Thickness “Flatwise” Tensile Strength and Elastic Modulus of a Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite Material
ASTM E345 Standard Test Method of Tension Testing of Metallic Foil
EN 2561 Carbon fibre reinforced plastics. Undirectional laminates. Tensile test parallel to the fibre direction. 
EN 2597 Tensile test perpendicular to the fibre direction. 
EN 2747 Glass fibre reinforced plastics. Tensile test. 
EN 6035 Determination of notched and unnotched tensile strength. 
ISO 527 Determination of Tensile Properties
SACMA SRM 4R-94 Tensile Properties of Oriented Fiber-Resin Composites
SACMA SRM 5R-94 Open-Hole Tensile Properties of Oriented Fiber-Resin Composites
SACMA SRM 9R-94 Tensile Properties of Oriented Cross-Plied Fiber-Resin Composites

Tension

ASTM C633 Standard Test Method for Adhesion or Cohesion Strength of Thermal Spray Coatings
ASTM D5035 Standard Test Method for Breaking Force and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Strip Method)
ASTM D5450 Standard Test Method for Transverse Tensile Properties of Hoop Wound Polymer Matrix Composite Cylinders
ASTM D7269 Standard Test Methods for Tensile Testing of Aramid Yarns
SACMA SRM 7R-94 Open-Hole Tensile Properties of Oriented Fiber-Resin Composites

Physical Properties

ASTM B311 Standard Test Method for Density of Powder Metallurgy (PM) Materials Containing Less Than Two Percent Porosity
ASTM C20 Standard Test Methods for Apparent Porosity, Water Absorption, Apparent Specific Gravity, and Bulk Density of Burned Refractory Brick and Shapes by Boiling Water
ASTM C271 Standard Test Method for Density of Sandwich Core Materials
ASTM C373 Standard Test Method for Water Absorption, Bulk Density, Apparent Porosity and Apparent Specific Gravity of Fired Whiteware Products, Ceramic Tiles and Glass Tiles
ASTM D570 Standard Test for Water Absorption of Plastics
ASTM D746 Standard Test Method for Brittleness Temperature of Plastics and Elastomers by Impact
ASTM D785 Standard Test Method for Rockwell Hardness of Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials
ASTM D792 Density and Specific Gravity of Plastics by Displacement
ASTM D1171 Standard Test Method for Rubber Deterioration—Surface Ozone Cracking Outdoors (Triangular Specimens)
ASTM D1894 Standard Test Method for Static and Kinetic Coefficients of Friction of Plastic Film and Sheeting
ASTM D2137 Standard Test Methods for Rubber Property-Brittleness Point of Flexible Polymers and Coated Fabrics
ASTM D2240 Standard Test Method for Rubber Property — Durometer Hardness
ASTM D2583 Standard Test Method for Indentation Hardness of Rigid Plastics by Means of a Barcol Impressor
ASTM D2584 Standard Test Method for Ignition Loss of Cured Reinforced Resins
ASTM D2734 Standard Test Method for Void Content of Reinforced Plastics
ASTM D3121 Standard Test Method for Tack of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives by Rolling Ball
ASTM D3171 Standard Test Method for Constituent Content for Composite Materials
ASTM D3529 Standard Test Methods for Constituent Content of Composite Prepreg
ASTM D3530 Standard Test Method for Volatiles Content of Composite Material Prepreg
ASTM D3531 Standard Test Method for Resin Flow of Carbon Fiber-Epoxy Prepreg
ASTM D3532 Standard Test Method for Gel Time of Carbon Fiber-Epoxy Prepreg
ASTM D5229 Standard Test Method for Moisture Absorption Properties and Equilibrium Conditioning of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
ASTM E837 Residual Stress
ASTM E1641 Standard Test Method for Decomposition Kinetics by Thermogravimetry Using the Ozawa/Flynn/Wall Method
EN 2331 Textile glass fibre preimpregnates. Test method for the determination of the resin and fibre content and mass of fibre per unit area
EN 2559 Carbon Fibre preimpregnates – Determination of the resin and fibre content and the mass of fibre pre unit area 
EN 2667 Determination of Water Absorption of Foaming Structural Adhesives
EN 59 Glass Reinforced Plastics - Measurement of Hardness by Means of a Barcol Impressor
ISO 1172 Determination of the textile-glass and mineral-filler content
ISO 1183 Methods for determining the density of non-cellular plastics
ISO 3521 Plastics -- Unsaturated polyester and epoxy resins - Determination of overall volume shrinkage
ISO 62 Plastics - Determination of water absorption
ISO 8570 Plastics — Film and sheeting - Determination of Cold-Crack Temperature
SACMA SRM 10R-94 Fiber Volume, Percent Resin Volume and Calculated Average Cured Ply Thickness of Plied Laminates
SACMA SRM 11R-94 Environmental Conditioning of Composite Test Laminates
SACMA SRM 13R-94 Determination of Mass Per Unit Length of Carbon Fibers
SACMA SRM 14R-94 Determination of Sizing Content of Carbon fibers
SACMA SRM 15R-94 Determination of Density of Carbon fibers
SACMA SRM 19-94 Viscosity Characteristics of Matrix Resins
SACMA SRM 23R-94 Determination of Resin Content and Fiber Areal Weight of Thermoset Prepreg with Destructive Techniques
SACMA SRM 24R-94 Determination of Resin Content, Fiber Areal Weight and Flow of Thermoset Prepreg by Combined Mechanical and Ultrasonic Methods
SACMA SRM 26-94 Fiber/Matrix Adhesion of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites
SACMA SRM 27-98 Semi-Quantitative Identification of Offgassing Volatiles From Composite Prepreg Materials

Thermal Analysis

AITM 1-0003 Determination of the glass transition temperatures
ASTM C531 Standard Test Method for Linear Shrinkage and Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of Chemical-Resistant Mortars, Grouts, Monolithic Surfacings and Polymer Concretes
ASTM D3418 Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM D3850 Standard Test Method for Rapid Thermal Degradation of Solid Electrical Insulating Materials By Thermogravimetric Method (TGA), 
ASTM D4473 Standard Test Method for Plastics: Dynamic Mechanical Properties: Cure Behavior
ASTM D5024 Standard Test Method for Plastics: Dynamic Mechanical Properties: In Compression
ASTM D5028 Standard Test Method for Curing Properties of  Pultrusion Resins by Thermal Analysis
ASTM D5418 Standard Test Method For Plastics: Dynamic Mechanical Properties: In Flexure (Dual Cantilever Beam)
ASTM D7028 Standard Test Method for Glass Transition Temperature (DMA Tg) of Polymer Matrix Composites by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)
ASTM D7426 Standard Test Method for Assignment of the DSC Procedure for Determining Tg of a Polymer or an Elastomeric Compound
ASTM E228 Standard Test Method for Linear Thermal Expansion of Solid Materials With a Push-Rod Dilatometer
ASTM E698 Standard Test Method for Kinetic Parameters for Thermally Unstable Materials Using Differential Scanning Calorimetry and the Flynn/Wall/Ozawa Method
ASTM E831 Linear Thermal Expansion of Solid Materials by Thermomechanical Analysis
ASTM E1131 Standard Test Method for Compositional Analysis by Thermogravimetry
ASTM E1269 Standard Test Method for Determining Specific Heat Capacity by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM E1356 DSC - Glass Transition TemperatureStandard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperatures by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM E1461 Standard Test Method for Thermal Diffusivity by Flash Method
ASTM E1545 Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature by Thermomechanical Analysis
ASTM E1640 Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature By Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
ASTM E2092 Standard Test Method for Distortion Temperature in Three-Point Bending by TMA
ASTM E2160 Standard Test Method for Heat of Reaction of Thermally Reactive Materials by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM E2550 Standard Test Method for Thermal Stability by Thermogravimetry
EN 6032 Determination of the glass transition temperatures
ISO 11357 DSC Procedure for determining Tg of Polymer or Elastomeric Compound
ISO 11359 Determination of coefficient of linear thermal expansion and glass transition temperature (TMA)
ISO 6721 Plastics -- Determination of dynamic mechanical properties
SACMA SRM 18R-94 Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) Determination by DMA of Oriented Fiber-Resin Composites
SACMA SRM 25R-94 Onset Temperature and Peak Temperature for Composite System Resins Using Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
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