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Description: The tensile test is the most commonly used method for quantifying some of the key mechanical properties of aluminium alloys. This animation shows the most important features of the tensile testing machine.
Keywords: tensile test • tensile testing machine
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Properties > Mechanical & thermal
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Tensile strength
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Mechanical testing
Created by: Hugh Shercliff, University of Cambridge
Joseph Robson, Manchester Materials Science Centre
MATTER, The University of Liverpool
Contributions: John Humphreys, Manchester Materials Science Centre
Christian Leppin, Alcan Fabrication Europe
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 07 November 2003
Date added: 09 June 2010
Resource ID: 2829