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Q: Does a Charpy or an Izod impact test replicate any real-life scenarios by impacting the sample on a notched side (Izod) and an unnotched side (Charpy)?
A: The answer to this question is "No".
Shalmalee Vaidya OnJun 10, 2014 10:10 AM
Instron was at the Alabama Composites Conference (ACC) from June 19—20 in Birmingham, Alabama. Southeast Applications Engineer Jim Gleason and Kent Wallace, Dynamic Systems, were on site. ACC is held every two years at the University of Birmingham, Alabama (UAB) and focuses on latest innovations in the composites industry. Instron is proud to support such an event because it sees participation from a wide range of industry partners working with composite materials.
Shalmalee Vaidya OnJun 24, 2013 10:10 AM