ASTM D4475

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ASTM D4475 – Standard Test Method for Apparent Horizontal Shear Strength of Pultruded Reinforced Plastic Rods By the Short-Beam Method


This test method covers the determination of the apparent horizontal shear strength of fiber reinforced plastic rods.

The specimen is a short beam in the form of lengths of pultruded rods. This test method is applicable to all types of parallel-fiber-reinforced plastic rod samples.


apparent horizontal shear strength; fiber reinforced plastic rod; test method; ASTM