ASTM International - ASTM D5764-97a(2018)

Standard Test Method for Evaluating Dowel-Bearing Strength of Wood and Wood-Based Products

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 March 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Other fasteners): 21.060.99
ICS Code (Wood technology processes): 79.020
significance And Use:

5.1 The localized crushing behavior of wood or wood-base products beneath a fastener where the fastener does not bend provides a material property that is used in theoretical models for... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method provides the basic procedure for evaluating dowel-bearing strength of wood and wood-based products. The bearing test results are used to determine the static load resistance and deformation characteristics of connections in wood and wood-base products resulting from the application of a load transmitted by a fastener inserted into a predrilled hole, or driven without drilling. Methods are given for preparing specimens with predrilled holes larger than the fastener diameter and specimens with holes produced by inserting fasteners in holes smaller than the fastener diameter. The methods apply to fasteners such as dowels, bolts, nails, spikes, drift pins, screws, lag screws, and staples.

1.2 This test method also provides the basis for determining the compression behavior of wood products beneath a laterally loaded fastener where the thickness of the product and the diameter of the fastener are such that minimal bending of the fastener occurs during testing.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM D5764-97a(2018)
March 1, 2018
Standard Test Method for Evaluating Dowel-Bearing Strength of Wood and Wood-Based Products
1.1 This test method provides the basic procedure for evaluating dowel-bearing strength of wood and wood-based products. The bearing test results are used to determine the static load resistance and...
April 1, 2013
Standard Test Method for Evaluating Dowel-Bearing Strength of Wood and Wood-Based Products
1.1 This test method provides the basic procedure for evaluating dowel-bearing strength of wood and wood-based products. The bearing test results are used to determine the static load resistance and...
July 1, 2007
Standard Test Method for Evaluating Dowel-Bearing Strength of Wood and Wood-Based Products
1.1 This test method provides the basic procedure for evaluating dowel-bearing strength of wood and wood-based products. The bearing test results are used to determine the static load resistance and...
October 10, 1997
Standard Test Method for Evaluating Dowel-Bearing Strength of Wood and Wood-Base Products
1.1 This test method provides the basic procedure for evaluating dowel-bearing strength of wood and wood-base products. The bearing test results are used to determine the static load resistance and...
January 1, 1997
Standard Test Method for Evaluating Dowel-Bearing Strength of Wood and Wood-Base Products
1.1 This test method provides the basic procedure for evaluating dowel-bearing strength of wood and wood-base products. The bearing test results are used to determine the static load resistance and...
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