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Test Method Title

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

Reference Number

ASTM D4833

Material

Geomembrane

Test Property

Puncture resistance

Description of Test

A test specimen is clamped without tension between circular plates of a ring clamp attached secured in a tensile testing machine. A force is exerted against the center of the unsupported portion of the test specimen by a solid steel rod attached tot he load indicator until rupture of the specimen occurs. The maximum force recorded is the value of puncture resistance of the specimen.

Preferred Test Sample Size

3' x roll width

Number of Test Specimens

5

Test Specimen Size

4" diameter

Keywords

puncture, resistance

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