GD5961-B ASTM D5961 Test Fixture


Model# GD5961-B

The GD5961-B fixture meets the requirements of ASTM D5961 for testing the bearing response of fiber-reinforced polymer-matrix composite laminates, using procedure B. Testing procedure B requires a specimen composed of two halves joined by one or two centerline fasteners. GD5961-B is a support fixture for use with the stabilized configuration described by ASTM D5961 and can be utilized for both tension and compression loading. Reference ASTM Standard D 5961, 2010, Standard Test Method for Bearing Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2010.