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This report presents the results of an impact toughness certification exercise for two new batches of V-notch Charpy test pieces in steel at nominal energy levels of 80 and 160 joules according to EN 10045-2: 1992. Thirteen laboratories have been selected to participate in the certification exercise to certify the Charpy test pieces from batch "O" and "415B".

The results of the preliminary impact testing, accuracy of the machines and the testing of the new batches are represented. The analyses are carried out using a BCR statistical software package for the certified reference impact values. The certified values of the impact two new Master Batches. .

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Authors: VARMA R K, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 18947 EN, (1999) 16pp.
Availability: Available free of charge from Documentation Service DG XII
ISBN: ISBN 92-828-2244-3
Record Number: 199910997 / Last updated on: 1999-07-23
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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