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Test Method Title
Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Grab Test)
breaking force, breaking elongation
Description of Test
A 4 inch wide specimen is mounted in clamps of a tensile testing machine and a force applied until the specimen breaks. Breaking force and elongation are measured and recorded.
Preferred Test Sample Size
3' x roll width
Number of Test Specimens
5 machine direction 8 cross machine direction
Test Specimen Size
4" x 8"
breaking strength, elongation