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Test Method Title

CBR Puncture Strength **GRI has discontinued this method, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D6241

Reference Number

GRI GS 1

Material

Geotextile

Test Property

CBR puncture strength

Description of Test

A test specimen is clamped without tension between circular plates and secured in a tensile or compression testing machine, or both. A force is exerted against the center of the unsupported portion of the test specimen by a steel plunger attached to the load indicator until rupture occurs. The maximum force is the value of puncture strength.

Preferred Test Sample Size

3' x roll width

Number of Test Specimens

10

Test Specimen Size

9.5" diameter

Keywords

CBR, puncture

For more information, contact GeoTesting Express:



Atlanta

770.645.6575


Boston

978.635.0424


Chicago

224.676.1371


New York

212.566.6630



info@geotesting.com

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