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The in-plane shear strengths (IPSS) of copy paper, filter paper, and sack paper were obtained from an asymmetric four-point bending (AFPB) test. Rectangular tabs of medium-density fibreboard (MDF) were bonded to the paper specimen. The length of the clearance between the tabs was varied, and the influence of the clearance on the IPSS value was investigated. The IPSS obtained from the AFPB test was compared with that obtained from a 35° off-axis tension (OAT) test, which was proposed in a previous study. The IPSS values obtained from the AFPB tests on the copy paper and sack paper were significantly lower than those obtained from the 35° OAT tests because of the localised buckling caused by the negative principal stress. In contrast, the IPSS values obtained from the AFPB and OAT tests on the filter paper were in agreement when the clearance length was > 5 mm because the buckling effect was excluded.
asymmetric four-point bending test
finite element analysis (FEA)
in-plane shear strength
off-axis tension test
Walter de Gruyter
Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering