Standard ASTM D4435-84R98
1.1 The objective of this method is to measure the working and ultimate capacities of a rock bolt anchor. This method does not measure the entire roof support system. This method also does not include tests for pretensioned bolts or mine roof support system evaluation.
1.2 This method is applicable to mechanical, cement grout, resin, (epoxy, polyester, and the lik
e), or other similar anchor systems.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.
1.4 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.