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Test Method Title

Standard Test Method for Determining Tearing Strength of Internally Reinforced Geomembranes

Reference Number

ASTM D5884

Material

Geomembrane

Test Property

tear strength

Description of Test

The tensile tear strength of a membrane in both machine and cross-machine directions is determined by measuring the maximum load when cut specimens of specific dimensions are tested to failure, by tearing, at a fixed testing displacement rate condition.

Preferred Test Sample Size

3' x roll width

Number of Test Specimens

5 machine direction 5 cross machine direction

Test Specimen Size

8" x 8"

Keywords

tear, tearing

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