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Current ISSUED 2007-10-08

TEST PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATING BOLT-LOAD RETENTION OF MAGNESIUM ALLOYS USCAR35

A bolt-load retention (BLR) test is a practical test to determine the bolt load of a fastener joint with time and at given temperatures. There are three types of BLR tests described in this standard, namely general-purpose test, design-purpose test, and screening material test. A general-purpose BLR test may be used for screening materials, while a design-purpose BLR test is usually used to verify the BLR behavior of a specific joint. The screening material test is an example of the general-purpose test for typical automotive applications.
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