ISO 7438, ISO 5173, ASTM E190, ASTM E290
Visual analysis of the bending behavior of specific metallic components is object of the bending test.
During bending test, the material is loaded at its central point supported at the extremities and then is bent 180°. The lower specimen tension side is visually examined for cracks or defects. A wide range of optional bending kit together with adaptations to existing specimen holders are available.
The guided bend test on welds according to ASTM E190 Standard allows the determination of the quality of welds as a function of ductility and efficacy of the welding process.