Day: May 6, 2018

Proof Strength

Proof Strength

Proof Strength

05/06/18

“What is the maximum load a bolt can handle without plastic deformation?”

 

Plastic Deformation in bolts is the bane of every Mechanical Engineer. Standard theory suggests that this takes place at an object’s yield strength, but research has shown that this actually occurs earlier at a point known as Proof Strength.