ASTM-D1424 Standard Test Method for Tearing Strength of Fabrics by Falling-Pendulum (Elmendorf-Type) Apparatus

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Standard Test Method for Tearing Strength of Fabrics by Falling-Pendulum (Elmendorf-Type) Apparatus
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1.1 This test method covers the determination of the force required to propagate a single-rip tear starting from a cut in a fabric and using a falling-pendulum (Elmendorf-Type) apparatus.

1.2 This test method applies to most fabrics including woven, layered blankets, napped pile, blanket, and air bag fabrics, provided the fabric does not tear in the direction crosswise to the direction of the force application during the test. The fabrics may be untreated, heavily sized, coated, resin-treated, or otherwise treated. Instructions are provided for testing specimens with, or without, wetting.

1.3 This test method is suitable only for the warp direction tests of warp-knit fabrics. It is not suited for the course direction of warp knit fabrics or either direction of most other knitted fabrics.

1.4 The values stated in either SI units or U.S. customary units are to be regarded as standard, but must be used independently of each other. The U.S. customary units may be approximate.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, 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.

Keywords

Elmendorf; fabric; strength; tear ;; ICS Number Code 59.080.30 (Textile fabrics)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

07.01 (Textiles (I): D76 - D4391)

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59.080.30 (Textile fabrics Including nonwovens, felts, lace, etc.)

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Document Number

ASTM-D1424-09(2013)e1

Revision Level

2009 R13(E1) EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Editorially changed

Publication Date

Jan. 15, 2015

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

8 pages

Committee Number

D13.60