Flexural test, setup, support pins, fin, span

Flexural test

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: How does the flexural stress distribution in the cross-section of a specimen subjected to bend loading...
Charpy impact test, setup, specimen, drag indicator, dial gauge, striker, pendulum hammer, support

Charpy impact test

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What are the objectives of the "Charpy impact test"?Why does "notch impact energy" represent a measure...
fatigue test, Wöhler test, static, dynamic drive, testing, fatigue strength, limit

Fatigue test

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What are the objectives of the fatigue test and how is it carried out?Why should the...
creep diagram, curve, limit, rupture strength

Stress rupture test (creep rupture test)

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What is a hot yield strength?What is creep?What factors influence the intensity of creep?At what temperatures...
stress-relaxation test, setup, measurement

Stress-relaxation test

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: How is the stress-relaxation test performed?For which applications is the stress-relaxation test of great importance?What is...
cupping test, punch, blank holder, sheet metal sample, die

Cupping test

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What is the cupping test (according to Erichsen)?What is cold formability?
ultrasonic inspection, sound waves, probe, coupling agent, flaw, echo, backwall, input

Ultrasonic testing (UT)

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What is the measurement principle behind ultrasonic testing?What is the coupling agent used for?How are ultrasound...
Dye penetrant inspection, liquid, penetration, colorant, developer, flaw detection ink

Dye penetrant inspection (DPI)

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: How is dye penetrant inspection carried out and where is it used?What is the purpose of...
magnetic particle inspection, magnetic field lines, flow, flux test, component, coil, yoke, crack, stray field

Magnetic particle inspection (MPI)

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What is the principle behind magnetic particle inspection?How should flaws be aligned with respect to the...
Eddy current testing, measuring instrument, probe coil

Eddy current testing (ECT)

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: How does eddy current testing work?Why are two induction coils often connected against to each other?