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Bags: Dangerous goods transport, packaging (NT MECH 018)


  • This test method is intended for packagings for the transport of dangerous goods.

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Steel for concrete reinforcement: Bend testing, bars (NT MECH 017)


  • This NORDTEST method describes two different procedures for determining the ability of reinforcing bars to undergo plastic deformation in bending.

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Biaxial strength (NT MAT 004)

NT MAT 004

  • Using this method, it is possible to characterise the biaxial shear strength and tensile strength of an adhesive joint between two cylinders.

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Assessment of corrosion protection classes for inorganic coatings on steel (NT MAT 003)

NT MAT 003

  • This Nordtest method describes a procedure to assess the corrosion protection class of inorganic coatings on steel from the results of an accelerated corrosion test.

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Metallographic assessment of the temperature history and remanent life of power plant components (NT MAT 002)

NT MAT 002

  • This NORDTEST method describes how oxide thickness measurements and/or metallographic investigations (changes in carbide distribution) can be used to assess the temperature history of superheater and reheater tubes.

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Combustion by-products, corrosion: Corrosivity of combustion by-products used as fill around carbon steel structures (NT MAT 001)

NT MAT 001

  • The aim of the test method is to provide an assessment of the corrosivity on carbon steel of combustion by-products from power and district heating plants before and after accelerated ageing at 40 °C in a measuring cell made for the purpose.


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