This makes the test useful in quality control applications.
Further, these have notch that is machined across one of larger faces.
As a fast & economical test, it is used more as comparative test
rather than definitive test where the Charpy test specimens normally
measure 55 x 10 x 10 mm.
Charpy Testing machine perform test on metals as well as on polymers,
ceramics as well as composites and is commonly used for evaluating
relative toughness/impact toughness of materials
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