Cold Bend Test Tool


The test is applicable for a specimen of diameter up to and including 12.5 mm, above which the

test is considered impracticable.

The test tool consists of:-

  • Metal Mandrels
  • Metal Frame for mandrel attachment

The sample is cooled in the cold chamber for a specified time and then wound on the mandrel. The sample is then checked for any cracks or scales visible to the unaided eye.