cold bend test

cold bend test

a test of the ability of a wire to be shaped; performed by counting the number of times a wire can be bent to a right angle and reversed at the same point before breaking; important in establishing specifications for orthodontic wires.

cold bend test

(kōld bend test)
Measurement of ability of a wire to be shaped; performed by counting number of times a wire can be bent to a right angle and reversed at the same point before breaking; important for orthodontic wires.
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for 1)1500X5500x45 Tk (45Nos) Stainless Steel Plate(13 Percent Cr-4 Percent Ni) As Per Astm A-240 Uns-41500 (Type 415), Ultrasonic Testing As Per Astm A435 At 150 Mm Grid,180 Degree Cold Bend Test As Per Astm A 480.
Quality of the cladding layer and the core bond in bimetal profile of 16 mm diameter was estimated by cold bend test of special specimens.
Ductility of double-layer sheet steel is checked by cold bend tests carried out according to GOST 14019-80.