Transverse tensile test on welded joints

Presentation for participants

Reference of the ILC: TA-X-WJ
References of test methods: ISO 4136                    
Frequency: For this ILC, there is a risk that the number of registrations is insufficient. So a pre-registration procedure is put in place, as follows:
  1 - Participants interested in participating pre-register using the registration form. No invoicing is made for this pre-registration;
2 - When at least 10 potential participants have pre-registered, CompaLab asks each of these pre-registrees to confirm their willingness to participate and what are the characteristics for which they commit to provide results;
3 - If at least 8 participants confirm their intention to participate, the CIL organisation concerned is engaged.
Main characteristics: Rm, Location of fracture
Other characteristics: -
Determination of the assigned values (“true values” for each characteristic): By statistical computation of the totality of the results with possible selection on competence criteria (accreditation, validation by a reference body, quantity of tests performed in the year), test to detect possible collusion, merging of results not obtained in reproductibility conditions, suppression of technically unvalid results.
Type of statistical computation: For numerical results, the statistical computation will provide an assigned value with its attached uncertainty, values of standard deviations for repeatability and reproductibility, limits of alerts for bias and repeatability of the participant, indiviual values for uncertainty of results of participants.
Number of products submitted to tests: 2 (1 product to be tested without heat treatment and 1 product to be tested after heat treatment)
Number of samples per participation: 6
Max number of operators per participation: 1 (it is necessary to order as many participations as there are participating test operators)
Product submitted to tests: Welded joints
Type of samples: Plates
Approximate dimensions of samples: 300x40x4-10 mm
Specific preparation to be performed by the participant:  Machining of test specimens
Special notice for this ILC: To assess separately the performance of heat treatments, 2 series of 6 samples are provided: one series to be tensile tested without heat treatment and one series to be tensile tested after a heat treatment of 1h at 600°C.
ReL, ReH, and Ae may be not determinable, according to the type of steel.