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ASTM Tensile Test Specimen

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ASTM Tensile Test Specimen by btymrak Nov 28, 2011

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This a specimen for tensile testing in accordance with ASTM D638 "Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics". It is a Type 1 specimen to be made from rigid plastic.

Tensile testing of RepRap printed specimens is being performed at the Michigan Tech Open Sustainability Technology Research Group http://www.mse.mtu.edu/~pearce/Index.html. Specific information about the testing can be found here http://www.appropedia.org/Mechanical_testing_of_polymer_components_made_with_the_RepRap_3-D_printer.

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