Metal Fabricating Glossary


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tensile strength

 noun


Definitions

  1. The amount of force required to break the material, typically measured in pounds per square inch (PSI).

External Resources

Wikipedia: tensile strength

Internal Resources

The root causes of weld defects
How do I calculate tonnage in progressive stamping?
Welding aluminum
Determining the flow stress curve with yield and ultimate tensile strengths, Part I


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