Lab Services: Geosynthetic testing

Lab Services: Geosynthetic testing

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Test Method Title

Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics **Discontinued for geomembrane use, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D6693

Reference Number

ASTM D638

Material

Geomembrane

Test Property

Yield and break tensile strength and elongation

Description of Test

This test method covers the determination of the tensile properties of unreinforced and reinforced plastics in the form of standard dumbbell-shaped test specimens when tested under defined conditions of pretreatment, humidity and testing machine speed.

Preferred Test Sample Size

3' x roll width

Number of Test Specimens

5 machine direction 5 cross machine direction

Test Specimen Size

0.75" x 4.5" (Type IV) dogbone

Keywords

tensile, elongation, yield, break

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