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Standard Reference Material 2100: Fracture Toughness of Ceramics

Published

Author(s)

George D. Quinn, K Xu, R J. Gettings, J A. Salem, J Swab

Abstract

New Standard Reference Material (SRM) 2100 is the first reference material in the world for the property fracture toughness for any class material. The SRM is for ceramic fracture toughness and may be used with any ceramic fracture toughness test method, but is optimized for methods that use beams in bending. The SRM complements the new ASTM Standard Test Method for Determination of Fracture Toughness of Advanced Ceramics at Ambient Temperature C 1421-99 as well as three International Standards Organization (ISO) draft standards now under development. This SRM, for which the fracture toughness is known with a high accuracy and precision, should dramatically improve feature toughness testing and enhance data quality around the world. This paper describes SRM 2100 and its creation.
Proceedings Title
Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics, Symposium | 32nd| Fatigue and Fracture Mechancis : ASTM Special Technical Publication
Volume
1406
Conference Dates
June 1, 2000
Conference Title
American Society for Testing and Materials

Keywords

ceramics, chevron notch, fracture toughness, precracked beam, reference material, round robin, surface crack in flexure, VAMAS

Citation

Quinn, G. , Xu, K. , Gettings, R. , Salem, J. and Swab, J. (2001), Standard Reference Material 2100: Fracture Toughness of Ceramics, Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics, Symposium | 32nd| Fatigue and Fracture Mechancis : ASTM Special Technical Publication (Accessed April 25, 2024)
Created June 1, 2001, Updated February 19, 2017