Accession Number : AD0673483

Title :   EFFECTS OF TYPE OF TESTING EQUIPMENT AND SPECIMEN SIZE ON TOUGHNESS OF WOOD.

Descriptive Note : Forest Service research paper,

Corporate Author : FOREST PRODUCTS LAB MADISON WIS

Personal Author(s) : Gerhards,C. C.

Report Date : JUL 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Combining results of several studies shows that toughness values determined with the FPL toughness testing machine average higher than those for comparable material determined with the Amsler Universal wood testing machine. In general, FPL machine values may be assumed to be 16 percent higher than Amsler machine values. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WOOD, TOUGHNESS), TEST EQUIPMENT, BENDING, IMPACT TESTS, TREES, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES

Subject Categories : Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE