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Test Method Title

Test Method for Determining the Integrity of Factory Seams Used in Joining Manufactured Flexible Sheet Geomembranes

Reference Number

ASTM D4545

Material

Geomembrane

Test Property

peel and shear; destructive test; integrity of seams

Description of Test

Test method covers both destructive and non-destructive techniques for determining integrity of factory seams of sheets of geomembranes. Peel and shear (destructive by ASTM D 816), air lance (non destructive), vacuum box (non destructive), ultrasonic pulse echo (non destructive) and mechanical point stressing (non destructive) are covered.

Preferred Test Sample Size

1 linear foot of seam x 10" wide

Number of Test Specimens

10 (5 peel, 5 shear)

Test Specimen Size

1" x 8"

Keywords

peel, shear, seam, destructive, factory

For more information, contact GeoTesting Express:



Atlanta

770.645.6575


Boston

978.635.0424


Chicago

224.676.1371


New York

212.566.6630



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