Instron complies to BSS 7260 and AITM-0010 for finding the compression strength of impacted composite specimens used in the aerospace industry.
A dual column electromechanical test frame works with the high compressive forces in determining the in-plane shear strength of reinforced plastics.
In complying to ASTM D695, compression testing plastic calculates yield stress, compressive strength, modulus of elasticity, and deformation past the yield point.
A compression after impact test for composite laminates can be created by simulating impact damage and then using a universal tester with a Boeing CAI Test Fixture.
Following ISO 14126, in-plane compressive properties can be determined with shear loading, end loading, or mixed loading of the fiber-reinforced plastic composite.
When compression testing brittle materials, use platens with spherical seating for even contact instead of a stress concentration that can create failures.