ASTM D3165 Standard Test Method for Strength Properties of Adhesives in Shear by Tension Loading of Single-Lap-Joint Laminated Assemblies

Scope:
This test method is designed for determining the shear strengths of adhesives in large joint areas by the standard single lap joint method.

Procedure:
Place bonded specimen vertically in wedge grip fixture.  Apply load until failure.   The failure of this test should be my shearing of the adhesive.

Data:
Adhesives bond strength at failure, failure type

Equipment Used:
Wedge grips

Grips

grips
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