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● Tension

○ ASTM D638 - Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics

○ ASTM D3039 - Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials

○ ASTM D412 - Standard Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers - Tension

● Compression

○ ASTM D695 - Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Plastics

○ ASTM D6641 - Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials Using a Combined Loading Compression (CLC) Test Fixture

○ SACMA 1R-94 - Compressive Properties of Oriented Fiber-Resin Composites

○ ASTM D1621 - Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Cellular Plastics

● In-Plane Shear

○ ASTM D5379 - Standard Test Method for Shear Properties of Composite Materials by the V-Notched Beam Method

○ ASTM D7078 - Standard Test Method for Shear Properties of Composite Materials by V-Notched Rail Shear Method

○ ASTM D4255 - Standard Test Method for In-Plane Shear Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials by the Rail Shear Method

● Interlaminar Shear

○ ASTM D3846 - Standard Test Method for In-Plane Shear Strength of Reinforced Plastics

○ ASTM D2344 - Standard Test Method for Short-Beam Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials and Their Laminates

● Flex

○ ASTM C393 - Standard Test Method for Core Shear Properties of Sandwich Constructions by Beam Flexure

○ 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 D7264 - Standard Test Method for Flexural Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials

● Mode I Fracture

○ ASTM D5528 - Standard Test Method for Mode I Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Unidirectional Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites

● Mode II Fracture

○ ASTM D7905 - Standard Test Method for Determination of the Mode II Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Unidirectional Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites

● Pin Bearing

○ ASTM D5961 - Standard Test Method for Bearing Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates

● Open Hole Tension

○ ASTM D5766 - Standard Test Method for Open-Hole Tensile Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates

○ ASTM D6742 - Standard Practice for Filled-Hole Tension and Compression Testing of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates

● Open Hole Compression

○ ASTM D6484 - Standard Test Method for Open-Hole Compressive Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates

● Rubber Testing

○ ASTM D3167 - Standard Test Method for Floating Roller Peel Resistance of Adhesives

○ ASTM D2240 - Standard Test Method for Rubber Property - Durometer Hardness

○ ASTM D624 - Standard Test Method for Tear Strength of Conventional Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers

○ ASTM D4060 - Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by the Taber Abraser

○ ASTM C177 - Standard Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus

● Specific Gravity and Fiber Volume Fraction

○ ASTM D792 - Standard Test Methods for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Plastics by Displacement

○ ASTM D2584 - Standard Test Method for Ignition Loss of Cured Reinforced Resins

○ ASTM D3171 - Standard Test Methods for Constituent Content of Composite Materials

● Procedures F and G

● Lap Shear

○ ASTM D1002 - Standard Test Method for Apparent Shear Strength of Single-Lap-Joint Adhesively Bonded Metal Specimens by Tension Loading (Metal-to-Metal)

○ ASTM D5656 - Standard Test Method for Thick-Adherent Metal Lap-Shear Joints for Determination of the Stress-Strain Behavior of Adhesives in Shear by Tension Loading

○ ASTM D3528 - Standard Test Method for Strength Properties of Double Lap Shear Adhesive Joints by Tension Loading

○ ASTM D3165 - Standard Test Method for Strength Properties of Adhesives in Shear by Tension Loading of Single-Lap-Joint Laminated Assemblies

● Climbing Drum

○ ASTM D1781 - Standard Test Method for Climbing Drum Peel for Adhesives

● Compression after impact

○ ASTM D7137 - Standard Test Method for Compressive Residual Strength Properties of Damaged Polymer Matrix Composite Plates

● Flatwise Tension

○ ASTM C297 - Standard Test Method for Flatwise Tensile Strength of Sandwich Constructions

● ILT curved beam

○ ASTM D6415 - Standard Test Method for Measuring the Curved Beam Strength of a Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Matrix Composite

● Pull through

○ ASTM D7332 - Standard Test Method for Measuring the Fastener Pull-Through Resistance of a Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite

● Punch Shear

○ ASTM D732 - Standard Test Method for Shear Strength of Plastics by Punch Tool

● Core Shear

○ ASTM C273 - Standard Test Method for Shear Properties of Sandwich Core Materials

● Yarn Tension

○ ASTM D2256 - Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Yarns by the Single-Strand Method

○ ASTM D7269 - Standard Test Methods for Tensile Testing of Aramid Yarns

● Split Ring Tension

○ ASTM D2290 - Standard Test Method for Apparent Hoop Tensile Strength of Plastic or Reinforced Plastic Pipe