Strength Tests:

  • tension – ASTM 3039,
  • compression – ASTM D3410 and ASTM D6641,
  • open-hole compression – ASTM D6484,
  • open-hole tension – ASTM D5766,
  • in-plane shear – ASTM D3518,
  • three-point bending – ASTM D790,
  • long beam flexure – ASTM D7249,
  • flatwise tension – ASTM C297,
  • bearing response – ASTM D5961,
  • compression after impact -ASTM D7137,
  • Iosipescu shear test – ASTM D5379,
  • fiber tension – ASTM D4018,
  • single lap shear – ASTM D1002,
  • roller drum peel – ASTM D 3167,
  • climbing drum peel – ASTM D1781,
  • damage tolerance evaluation,
  • short beam shear – ASTM D2344.

Interlaminar fracture toughness:

  • mode I – ASTM D5528 (static test),
    ASTM D6115 (fatigue test),
  • mode II – ASTM D7905,
  • mixmode – ASTM D6671.

Impact Tests:

  • damage resistance – ASTM D7136.

Physico-chemical Tests:

  • fluid exposure,
  • density – ASTM D792,
  • fiber volume – ASTM D3171,
  • void content,
  • resin flow,
  • volatile content,
  • gel time,
  • ply thickness,
  • thermal expansion – ASTM E228,
  • glass transition temperature – ASTM E1640 and ASTM D7028,
  • transition temperatures and heat of polymerization – ASTM D3418,
  • glass transition temperature – ASTM E1356.