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Edward Pompa (Fed)


Shear Loader and Performing Pure Mode II or Mixed Mode I and Mode II Shear Loading

NIST Inventors
Edward Pompa, and
Patent Description The device is a shearing system that is essentially a portion of a large scissors, used to precisely shear a specimen while recording the loads and deformations. It consists of two metallic half­ devices that are installed in a standard servohydraulic mechanical testing system
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021