Test Types © Swansea Materials Research & Testing Ltd (SMaRT) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Swansea University 2012 Small Disc Punch Testing available at SMaRT Test Facilities Eight rigs suitable for assessment up to 800oC Planned upgrades for two rigs to > 1200oC Constitutive small disc punch testing Constitutive & fracture toughness testing also available Previous Studies Power generation steels Aerospace alloys Stress-rupture evaluation Remnant life assessments Creep curve analysis Fundamental creep mechanisms UTS & K1C on similar disc specimens Specimen Extraction “Scoop” extraction to minimise material volume machined discs 9mm diameter x 1mm thickness The SMaRT route to materials solutions