Open Hole Compression (OHC)
Straight sided composite specimens are prepared with a hole in the center. Specimens are gripped and pulled in a compression mode until failure.
Can be tested at non ambient temperature. Can be measured using DIC. Can also be used as a filled hole tension test.
- ASTM D6484
Failure Type, Open-Hole Compressive Strength. This data appears in Matereality as Compressive Properties.
Number of times this test is repeated: 6
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Used to evaluate strength of composite materials when compromised by a through hole typically used for fasteners.