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Axial Tensile Fastener Testing

An Axial tensile test is a method for determining behavior of materials under axial tensile loading. The tests are conducted by fixturing the fastener into the test apparatus and then applying a force to the fastener by separating the testing machine crossheads.

Accredited Specifications

Test Method

  • ASTM F606/F606M

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Test Method/Material and Property Requirements

  • ISO 898-1
  • ISO 898-2
  • SAE J429
  • SAE J995
  • SAE J1199

Fastener testing allows you to determine the mechanical properties of externally and internally threaded fasteners, washers, direct tension indicators, and rivets. Testing may consist of a machined specimen or a full-size product. The type of fastener testing that will be described below applies to a full-size product testing. Fastener testing is not applicable to all. The head design, shank thickness, and product length can determine if the testing is required of the product.

Axial Tensile Test Methods & Specifications

The following is a listing of specifications that are in accordance with our A2LA and ISO accreditation.

  • ASTM B557
  • ASTM E8
  • ASTM F606
  • SAE EN J429
  • SAE J995
  • SAE J1199
  • SAE J1216
  • EN 10002-1
  • EN 10002-2
  • ISO 6892-1