ASTM D2936

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ASTM D2936 – Standard Test Method for Direct Tensile Strength of Intact Rock Core Specimens


This test method covers the determination of the direct tensile strength of the rock substance or discontinuities normal to the longitudinal axis of intact, isotropic cylindrical rock specimens at room temperature.


loading tests; rock; tension (tensile) properties/tests; tensile strength

ASTM D2936 Accredited Laboratory

Applied Testing & Geosciences, LLC is accredited for performing tests using the ASTM D2936 standard.

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