Testing of Sandwich Structures

 

Tensile

  • ASTM C 297: Standard Test Method for Flatwise Tensile Strength of Sandwich Constructions
  • Airbus AITM 1-0025: Flatwise tensile test of composite sandwich panel
  • prEN 6062: Fibre Reinforced plastics- Test method- Flatwise tensile test of composite sandwich panel

Compression

  • ASTM C 365: Standard Test Method for Flatwise Compressive Properties of Sandwich Cores
  • ASTM C 273: Standard Test Method for Shear Properties of Sandwich Core Materials
  • ASTM D 5467: Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Unidirectional Polymer Matrix Composites Using a Sandwich Beam

Shear

  • ASTM C 273: Standard Test Method for Shear Properties of Sandwich Core Materials
  • Airbus QVA-Z10-46-06: Determination of the Shear Strength of Joint Adhesives in Shear Test of Pipes
  • DIN 53294: Testing of sandwiches; Shear test

Flexure

  • ASTM C 393: Standard Test Method for Core Shear Properties of Sandwich Constructions by Beam Flexure
  • DIN 53293: Testing of sandwiches; Bending test
  • Airbus AITM 1.0018: Sandwich flexural test – 4 point bending

Fatigue

  • ASTM C 394: Standard Test Method for Shear Fatigue of Sandwich Core Materials