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Test Method Title

Standard Test Method for Brittleness Temperature of Plastics and Elastomers by Impact

Reference Number

ASTM D746

Material

Geomembrane

Test Property

brittleness temperature

Description of Test

To determine the brittleness temperature, specimens are secured to a specimen holder with a torque wrench. The specimen holder is immersed in a bath containing a heat transfer medium that is cooled. The specimens are struck at a specified linear speed and then examined. The brittleness temperature is defined as the temperature at which 50 % of the specimens fail.

Preferred Test Sample Size

3' x roll width

Number of Test Specimens

Test Specimen Size

Keywords

brittleness, impact

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