Lab Services: Geosynthetic testing

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Test Method Title

Standard Test Method for Strength of Sewn or Thermally Bonded Seams of Geotextiles

Reference Number

ASTM D4884

Material

Geotextile

Test Property

seam breaking strength

Description of Test

An 8 inch wide seam is gripped across the entire width in the clamps of a tensile testing machine, pulled at a prescribed rate of extension until the seam or geotextile ruptures.

Preferred Test Sample Size

6 linear feet of seam

Number of Test Specimens

6

Test Specimen Size

8" x 8" for thermally bonded seams or 10" x 8" for sewn seams

Keywords

seam strength

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