ASTM D3763 Standard Test Method for High speed Puncture Properties of Plastics Using Load and Displacement Sensors

Scope: 
This test utilizes an impact head and load cell to simulate an impact at high speeds.

Procedure:
A deflection curve is produced by the impact of a cross head released from height, impacting the sample at a specified speed.  Various properties and graphical analysis can be completed with this test.

Data:
Toughness, maximum force, and energy at maximum force

Equipment Used:
Impact tester and specimen fixture

Impact Test
impact test

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