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.
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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.
PHOTO : Figure 6 - cold bend test of EVM and HNBR cable sheaths