ASTM D256 Plastic Izod Test Specimens

ASTM D256 Plastic Izod Test Specimens

Plastic test specimens used in ASTM D256 (Determining the Izod Pendulum Impact Resistance of Plastics). These specimens can be made from a variety of plastic materials, including polycarbonate, polypropylene, reinforced nylon, acetal, and ABS. The standard specimen size is 2.5" x 1/2"; the thickness (or 'width') is between 0.118" - 0.5". The specimen is notched on one side.