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Open Hole Tension (OHT)


Test ID  
M-050

   
Description  
Straight sided composite specimens are prepared with a hole in the center. Specimens are gripped and pulled in a tensile mode until failure.    
Options  
Can be tested at non ambient temperature. Can be measured using DIC. Can also be used as a filled hole tension test.  
Standards  
ASTM D5766  
Data  
Stress strain and strength are reported  
Replicates (# of times this test is repeated)  
6  
Samples  
10 - call

   

Application
 
Used to evaluate strength of composite materials when compromised by a through hole typically used for fasteners.