Title: The certification of the absorbed energy (150 J nominal) of Charpy V-notch reference test pieces for tests at 20 °C: ERM ®-FA415z
Authors: LAMBERTY MARIE ANDREEROEBBEN GertDEAN AlanLINSINGER Thomas
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2013
JRC N°: JRC79017
ISBN: 978-92-79-28429-8
ISSN: 1831-9424
Other Identifiers: EUR 25798
OPOCE LA-NA-25798-EN-N
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC79017
DOI: 10.2787/73263
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This certification report describes the processing and characterisation of ERM®-FA415z, a batch of Charpy V-notch reference test pieces certified for the absorbed energy (KV) for tests at 20 °C. Sets of five of these test pieces are used for the verification of pendulum impact test machines according to ISO 148-2 (Metallic materials - Charpy pendulum impact test – Part 2: Verification of testing machines [1]). The measurand KV is procedurally defined and refers to the impact energy required to break a V-notch test piece of standardised dimensions, as defined in ISO 148-1 [2]. The certified value of ERM- FA415z is traceable to the SI, via the SI-traceable certified value of the master batch ERM-FA415s, by testing samples of ERM-FA415z and ERM-FA415s under repeatability conditions on an impact pendulum verified and calibrated with SI-traceably calibrated tools. The certified value is valid only for strikers with a 2 mm tip radius. The certified values are valid at (20 ± 2) °C.
JRC Directorate:Health, Consumers and Reference Materials

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