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2. Impact Test

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2. Impact Test

  1. 1. IV.) Impact Test - you measure the energy required to break a standard sized sample with a sudden, sharp load.
  2. 2. - the impact test is used to find a material's toughness , it's ability to absorb energy without breaking.
  3. 3. Impact Test Apparatus
  4. 4. A.) Energy Measurement Energy = Force x Distance <ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Lifting a 100 lb box 5' </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. B.) Standard Sample Size <ul><ul><ul><li>10mm x 10mm with notch </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. C.) Equipment for Metals <ul><li>10mm x 10mm sample with notch </li></ul><ul><li>25 ft-lb to 300 ft-lb test range </li></ul>
  7. 7. D.) Equipment for Plastics <ul><ul><ul><li>1ft-lb to 16ft-lb </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. E.) High Capacity Equipment <ul><li>Up to 20000 ft-lb </li></ul>
  9. 9. F.) Desktop Equipment <ul><li>0.5 to 13.4 ft-lb </li></ul>
  10. 10. Acknowledgements: <ul><li>www.instron.com </li></ul>

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