GB565-396 ASTM B565 Test FixtureGB565-396 ASTM B565 Test Fixture


Model# GB565-396

GB565-396 is for shear testing aluminum rods and rivets, per ASTM B565.There are a number of strength requirements for the fixture set by ASTM. Including use of hardened steel with a hardness greater than 52 HRC. To ensure a proper shear, the radius of the shearing edges must be less than 0.0005 in. (0.013mm). ASTM also requires that fitted machined bolts are to be used to hold the components of the gripping device together. Finally, the clevises and tongue must fit properly. References ASTM Standard B565, 2010, B565 Standard Test Method for Shear Testing of Aluminum and Aluminum- Alloy Rivets and Cold-Heading Wire and Rods, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2008


  • Made per ASTM B565
  • Supplied for one diameter
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