flattening test

flattening test

[′flat·ən·iŋ ‚test]
(metallurgy)
Quality test performed by flattening metal tubing between parallel plates that are a specified distance from each other.
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With the following exceptions to the Pipe Flattening Test Method, in which the vertical inside diameter is reduced by 25%, and the specimen shall be examined to show no cracking, splitting, or delamination.
2)Tc For Material, Hydraulic, Mechanical Properties & Flattening Test Are Required.