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Test Method Title

Test Method for Puncture Resistance and Elongation Test (1/8 in. radius probe)

Reference Number

FTMS 101C (method 2065)

Material

Geomembrane

Test Property

Puncture resistance

Description of Test

Specimens are clamped in a "bird-cage" assembly and penetrated using a 1/2 inch diameter, 5 inch long probe tapered to 1/8 inch diameter end. The peak force required to puncture the specimen is reported.

Preferred Test Sample Size

3' x roll width

Number of Test Specimens

5

Test Specimen Size

2" x 2"

Keywords

puncture, resistance

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