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    Standard Test Methods for Mechanical Properties of Lumber and Wood-Based Structural Materials

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-04-2019

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    These test methods cover the determination of the mechanical properties of stress-graded lumber and other wood-based structural materials.

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    1.1These test methods cover the determination of the mechanical properties of stress-graded lumber and other wood-based structural materials.

    1.2These test methods appear in the following order:

    Section

    Bending edge-wise

    6

    Bending flat-wise:

     Center-point loading

    7

     Third-point loading

    8

    Axial strength in tension

    9

    Axial strength in compression

    10

    1.3This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.4This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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    Committee D 07
    Document Type Test Method
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ASTM D 7032 : 2017 Standard Specification for Establishing Performance Ratings for Wood-Plastic Composite and Plastic Lumber Deck Boards, Stair Treads, Guards, and Handrails
    ASTM D 7199 : 2007 : R2012 Standard Practice for Establishing Characteristic Values for Reinforced Glued Laminated Timber (Glulam) Beams Using Mechanics-Based Models
    ASTM D 6570 : 2018 : REV A Standard Practice for Assigning Allowable Properties for Mechanically Graded Lumber
    ASTM D 5456 : 2019 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 7469 : 2016 Standard Test Methods for End-Joints in Structural Wood Products
    ASTM D 143 : 2014 Standard Test Methods for Small Clear Specimens of Timber
    ASTM D 7031 : 2011 : R2019 Standard Guide for Evaluating Mechanical and Physical Properties of Wood-Plastic Composite Products
    ASTM D 5055 : 2019 Standard Specification for Establishing and Monitoring Structural Capacities of Prefabricated Wood I-Joists
    ASTM D 3043 : 2017 Standard Test Methods for Structural Panels in Flexure
    ASTM D 5664 : 2017 Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Effects of Fire-Retardant Treatments and Elevated Temperatures on Strength Properties of Fire-Retardant Treated Lumber
    ASTM D 7381 : 2007 : R2013 Standard Practice for Establishing Allowable Stresses for Round Timbers for Piles from Tests of Full-Size Material
    ASTM D 1990 : 2016 Standard Practice for Establishing Allowable Properties for Visually-Graded Dimension Lumber from In-Grade Tests of Full-Size Specimens
    ASTM D 198 : 2015 Standard Test Methods of Static Tests of Lumber in Structural Sizes
    ASTM D 6874 : 2012 Standard Test Methods for Nondestructive Evaluation of Wood-Based Flexural Members Using Transverse Vibration
    ASTM D 7341 : 2014 Standard Practice for Establishing Characteristic Values for Flexural Properties of Structural Glued Laminated Timber by Full-Scale Testing
    ASTM D 5457 : 2019 : REV B Standard Specification for Computing Reference Resistance of Wood-Based Materials and Structural Connections for Load and Resistance Factor Design
    ASTM D 6815 : 2009 : R2015 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Duration of Load and Creep Effects of Wood and Wood-Based Products

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    ASTM D 9 : 2020 Standard Terminology Relating to Wood and Wood-Based Products
    ASTM E 177 : 1990 : REV A : R1996 Standard Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods
    ASTM D 4442 : 2007 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 2915 : 2017 Standard Practice for Sampling and Data-Analysis for Structural Wood and Wood-Based Products
    ASTM D 7438 : 2020 Standard Practice for Field Calibration and Application of Hand-Held Moisture Meters
    ASTM D 4442 : 2015 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM E 6 : 2002 Standard Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing
    ASTM D 198 : 2021 Standard Test Methods of Static Tests of Lumber in Structural Sizes
    ASTM D 4442 : 2016 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM D 7438 : 2013 Standard Practice for Field Calibration and Application of Hand-Held Moisture Meters
    ASTM D 2915 : 2003 Standard Practice for Evaluating Allowable Properties for Grades of Structural Lumber
    ASTM D 2915 : 2017 : R2022 Standard Practice for Sampling and Data-Analysis for Structural Wood and Wood-Based Products
    ASTM D 7438 : 2008 Standard Practice for Field Calibration and Application of Hand-Held Moisture Meters
    ASTM D 4442 : 2020 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM E 6 : 2015 : EDT 3 Standard Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing
    ASTM D 198 : 2021 : REV A Standard Test Methods of Static Tests of Lumber in Structural Sizes
    ASTM E 4 : 2021 Standard Practices for Force Calibration and Verification of Testing Machines
    ASTM D 198 : 2022 Standard Test Methods of Static Tests of Lumber in Structural Sizes
    ASTM E 6 : 2015 : EDT 4 Standard Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing
    ASTM D 198 : 2022 : REV A Standard Test Methods of Static Tests of Lumber in Structural Sizes
    ASTM D 2915 : 2010 Practice for Sampling and Data-Analysis for Structural Wood and Wood-Based Products
    ASTM D 2915 : 1998 : EDT 1 Standard Practice for Evaluating Allowable Properties for Grades of Structural Lumber
    ASTM D 2915 : 2002 Standard Practice for Evaluating Allowable Properties for Grades of Structural Lumber
    ASTM D 4442 : 1992 : R1997 : EDT 1 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 4442 : 1984 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 4442 : 1992 : R2003 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
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