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Standard Test Method for Index Puncture Resistance of Geomembranes and Related Products

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Standard Test Method for Index Puncture Resistance of Geomembranes and Related Products


1.1 This test method is used to measure the index puncture resistance of geotextiles, geomembranes, and related products.

1.2 The use of Test Method D 4833 may be inappropriate for testing some woven geotextiles or related products which have large openings (Note 1).

Note 1—Geonets and geogrids cannot be tested using this test method.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values provided in inch-pound units are for information only.

1.4 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.


geomembranes; geotextiles; puncture; puncture resistance

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

04.09 (Soil and Rock (II): D5877 - latest)

04.13 (Geosynthetics)

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59.080.70 (Geotextiles Including geosynthetics)

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1988 R96(E1) EDITION



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Publication Date

Aug. 1, 1996

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

4 pages

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