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ASTM D3763

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

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

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.

Toughness, maximum force, and energy at maximum force.

Equipment Used:
Impact tester and specimen fixture.