Bend test

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A test used to measure the ductility of a metal. The bend test consists of bending or folding a material numerous times, usually with a steadily applied force. The bend test, when used for paper, is called folding endurance.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Biegeprüfung (Deut.); folding endurance

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Theodore J. Reinhart, 'Glossary of Terms', Engineered Plastics, ASM International, 1988

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