Standardized Tests Performed by CTL

Including But Are Not Limited To:

Tensile
ASTM C297 Flatwise Tensile Strength of Sandwich Composites
ASTM D412 Tensile Properties of Rubber
ASTM D624 Tear Strength of Rubber and Elastomers
ASTM D638 Tensile Properties of Plastics
ASTM D952 Adhesive Bond Strength
ASTM D953 Bearing Strength of Plastics
ASTM D1708 Tensile Properties of Plastics by Use of Microtensile Specimens
ASTM D3039 Tensile Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
ASTM D5766 Open-Hole Tensile Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
ASTM D7291 Through-Thickness "Flatwise" Tensile Strength and Modulus of Composite Materials
HSR/EPM-D-001-93 Monotonic Tensile Testing of Ceramic Materials
SACMA SRM 4-88 Tensile Properties of Advanced Composite Materials
SACMA SRM 5-88 Open-Hole Tensile Properties of Composite Materials
SACMA SRM 9-88 Bearing Strength of Composite Materials
   
Compressive
ASTM C364 Edgewise Compressive Strength of Sandwich Constructions
ASTM C365 Flatwise Compressive Properties of Sandwich Cores
ASTM D395 Compression Set of Rubber
ASTM D621 Deformation Under Load
ASTM D695 Compressive Properties of Plastics
ASTM D1621 Compressive Properties of Rigid Cellular Plastics
ASTM D2412 Parallel Plate Loading Pipe Test
ASTM D3410 Compressive Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
ASTM D5467 Compressive Properties of Unidirectional Polymer Matrix Composite Materials Using a Sandwich Beam
ASTM D6484 Open-Hole Copmressive Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
ASTM D6641 Compressive Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials Using a Combined Loading Compression (CLC) Test Fixture
ASTM D7137 Compressive Residual Strength Properties of Damaged Polymer Matrix Composite Plates
ASTM D7249 Facing Properties of Sandwich Constructions by Long Beam Flexure
SACMA SRM 1-88 Compressive Properties of Advanced Composite Materials
SACMA SRM 2-88 Compressive After Impact
SACMA SRM 3-88 Open Hole Compression Properties
   
Shear
ASTM C273 Shear Properties of Sandwich Core Materials
ASTM C393 Core Shear Properties of Sandwich Constructions by Beam Flexure
ASTM D732 Strength of Plastics by Punch Tool (Punch Shear)
ASTM D1002 Single Lap Shear of Adhesive Bonded Joints
ASTM D2344 Short-Beam Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
ASTM D3164 Strength Properties of Adhesively Bonded Lap-Shear Sandwich Joints
ASTM D3165 Strength Properties of Adhesives in Shear
ASTM D3518 In-Plane Shear Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials by Tensile Test of  a ±45° Laminate
ASTM D3528 Double Lap Shear of Adhesive Bonded Joints
ASTM D3762 Adhesive Wedge Test
ASTM D3846 Double Notch Shear (Interlaminar)
ASTM D5379 Shear Properties of Composite Materials by the V-Notched Beam Method
ASTM D5961 Bearing Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
ASTM D7078 Shear Properties of Composite Materials by the V-Notched Rail Shear Method
ASTM D7248 Bearing/Bypass Interaction Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
ASTM D5656/KGR-1 Thick-Adherend Metal Lap-Shear Joints for Determinatino of the Stress-Strain Behavior of Adhesives
SACMA SRM 7-88 Inplane Shear Stress-Strain Properties (±45°)
SACMA SRM 8-88 Apparent Interlaminar Shear Strength by the Short-Beam Method
   
Fatigue
ASTM D3166 Properties of (Metal to Metal) Adhesives in Shear
ASTM D3479 Tension-Tension Fatigue of Composite Materials
ASTM D7615 Open-Hole Fatigue Repsonse of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
ASTM E466 Constant Amplitude Axial Fatigue Test of Metallic Materials
ASTM E606 Constant Amplitude Low Cycle Fatigue Testing
ASTM E2368 Strain-Controlled Thermomechanical Fatigue Testing
   
Flexural
ASTM C393 Flexural Properties of Sandwich Honeycombs
ASTM D790 Flexural Properties of Plastics
ASTM D6272 Flexural Properties of Plastics by Four-Point Bending
ASTM D7264 Flexural Properties of Composites by Four-Point Bending

Conditioning
ASTM B117 Salt Fog Exposure
ASTM G85 Modified Salt Spray Testing
ASTM D5229 Humidity Conditioning and Moisture Absorption
GEAE E50TF534 Thermal Oxidative Stability
SACMA SRM 11-88 General Conditioning
**** Thermal Cycling - Multiple Chambers and Various Thermal Limits
   
Peel
ASTM D1781 Climbing Drum Peel
ASTM D1876 T-Peel Test
ASTM D3167 Floating Roller Peel
   
Impact
ASTM D256 Izod & Charpy Impact Test of Plastics
ASTM D7136
Damage Resistance by Drop-Weight Impact 
   
Miscellaneous
ASTM D570 Moisture Absorption
ASTM D785 Rockwell Hardness of Plastics
ASTM D792 Density/Specific Gravity of Plastics
ASTM D2240 Durometer Hardness of Rubber
ASTM D2583 Barcol Hardness of Plastics
ASTM D2584 Ignition Loss (Resin/Glass Content) of Cured Resins
ASTM D2734 Void Content of Reinforced Plastics
ASTM D3171 Fiber Volume by Acid Digestion (Methods B & G)
ASTM D5045 Plane-Strain Fracture Toughness and Strain Energy Release Rate of Plastic Materials
ASTM D5528 Mode I Fracture Toughness
ASTM D6671 Mixed Mode Fracture Toughness
ASTM D7905 Mode II Fracture Toughness
ASTM E18 Rockwell Hardness of Metals
ASTM E96 Water Vapor Transmission Rate
GEAE 4013367-056/058 Mode l Fracture Toughness
GEAE 4013367-057/059 Mode ll Fracture Toughness
   
Thermal Properties
ASTM D3418 Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by DSC
ASTM D4065 Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Plastics
ASTM D5418 Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Plastics in Flexure
ASTM D7028 Glass Transition Temperature of Polymer Matrix Composites by DMA
ASTM E228 Linear Thermal Expansion of Solid Materials With a Push-Rod Dilatometer
ASTM E831 Linear Thermal Expansion of Solid Materials by TMA
ASTM E1269 Specific Heat Capacity by DSC
ASTM E1356 Glass Transition by DSC
ASTM E1545 Glass Transition by TMA
ASTM E1640 Glass Transition Temperature by DMA
ASTM E2092 Distortion Temperature in Three-Point Bending by TMA
ASTM E2347 Indentation Softening Temperature
ASTM E2602 Glass Transition Temperature by DSC
ASTM E2716 Specific Heat Capacity by Modulated DSC
Bell 299-947-299 D/531.1 Glass Transition by DMA
Bell 299-947-299 D/509.2 Glass Transition by Microflexure TMA
EN 6032 Glass Transition Temperatures
GE E50TF36-S1 Glass Transition of Composites by TMA
SACMA SRM 18R-94 Glass Transition Temperature by DMA
SACMA SRM 25R-94 Onset and Peak Temperatures by DSC
   
CMC-Specific
ASTM C1275 Tensile Properties of Ceramics at Room Temperature
ASTM C1292 Double Notch Shear Strength of Ceramics at Room Temperature
ASTM C1337 Creep Properties of Ceramics at Elevated Temperature
ASTM C1341 Flexural Properties of Ceramics
ASTM C1359 Tensile Properties of Ceramics at Elevated Temperature
ASTM C1360 High Cycle Fatigue of Ceramics at Room Temperature
ASTM C1425 Double Notch Shear Strength of Ceramics at Elevated Temperature
ASTM C1465 Determination of Slow Crack Growth Paramaters of Advanced Ceramics
ASTM C1468 Interlaminar Properties of Ceramics
HSR/EPM-D-001-93 Tensile Properties of Ceramics
HSR/EPM-D-002-93 Fatigue Properties of Ceramics
HSR/EPM-D-003-93 Flexural Properties of Ceramics