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29.10.2020 ical

New Approach to Edge Crack Sensitivity Characterization


Edge crack sensitivity plays a major role in characterizing materials used in vehicle components important for energy absorption during crashes. This seminar will introduce and demonstrate a method, that can be performed by a single tensile testing machine. A series of tensile tests uses pre-notched sheet metal specimens and analyzes the systematic behavior with different notch depths. A special tool is used by the tensile testing machine and applied to the notched specimen before the standard tensile test is performed.

Presented by

Dr. Eduard Schenuit, Industry Manager Metal