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GTX performs more than 150 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with appropriate ASTM, GRI, FTMS and ISO standards. We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics - from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, FPP), geocomposites and geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, PVC and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).

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As an accredited member of the Geosynthetics Accreditation Institute - Laboratory Accreditation Program (GAI-LAP), our equipment, technicians and quality system are monitored regularly for proficiency and compliance, and our testing processes are validated by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, assuring that you can count on quality results every time. GTX will test according to any procedures and/or standards you specify. We can also assist in developing site-specific specifications.

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71 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Filtration Compatibility of Soil-Geotextile Systems ASTM D5101 Gradient ratio Details
72 Standard Test Method for Determining the Shear Strength of Soil-Geosynthetic and Geosynthetic-Geosynthetic Interfaces by Direct Shear ASTM D5321 Interface shear, cohesion, friction angle Details
73 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Conductivity Ratio (HCR) Testing of Soil/Geotextile Systems ASTM D5567 Hydraulic conductivity ratio Details
74 Standard Test Methods for Rubber Property-Adhesion to Flexible Substrate **Discontinued for geocomposite use, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D7005 ASTM D413 ply adhesion, peel strength, bond strength Details
75 Test Method for Determining the (In-plane) Flow Rate per Unit Width and Hydraulic Transmissivity of a Geosynthetic Using a Constant Head ASTM D4716 transmissivity, flow rate Details
76 Standard Test Method for Determining the Bond Strength (Ply Adhesion) of Geocomposites ASTM D7005 ply adhesion, peel strength, bond strength Details
77 Determination of Adhesion and Bond Strength of Geocomposites **GRI has discontinued this method, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D7005 GRI GC 7 ply adhesion, peel strength, bond strength Details
78 Standard Test Method for Density of Plastics by the Density-Gradient Technique ASTM D1505 density Details
79 Standard Test Method for Carbon Black In Olefin Plastics ASTM D1603 percent carbon black content Details
80 Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Cellular Plastic ASTM D1621 compressive strength Details
81 Standard Test Method for Determination of Carbon Black Content in Polyethylene Compounds By the Muffle-Furnace Technique ASTM D4218 percent carbon black content Details
82 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Nominal Thickness of Geosynthetics ASTM D5199 nominal thickness Details
83 Standard Test Method For Determining Short-Term Compression Behavior of Geosynthetics ASTM D6364 compressive strength Details
84 Standard Test Method for Determining Geonet Breaking Force ASTM D7179 breaking force Details
85 Test Method for Thickness of Textile Materials ASTM D1777 thickness Details
86 Standard Test Methods for Mass Per Unit Area (Weight) of Fabric ASTM D3776 Mass per unit area Details
87 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Bursting Strength of Textile Fabrics-Diaphragm Bursting Strength Tester Method ASTM D3786 bursting strength Details
88 Test Method for Deterioration of Geotextiles from Exposure to Ultraviolet Light and Water (Xenon-Arc Type Apparatus) ASTM D4355 Degradation in breaking strength Details
89 Standard Test Methods for Water Permeability of Geotextiles by Permittivity ASTM D4491 Permittivity, Permeability Details
90 Standard Test Method for Index Trapezoidal Tearing Strength of Geotextiles ASTM D4533 trapezoidal tearing strength Details
91 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Geotextiles by the Wide-Width Strip Method ASTM D4595 tensile strength, elongation, tensile modulus Details
92 Test Method for Grab Breaking Load and Elongation of Geotextiles ASTM D4632 grab strength, elongation Details
93 Standard Test Method for Determining Apparent Opening Size of a Geotextile ASTM D4751 Apparent Opening Size (AOS) Details
94 Standard Test Method for Index Puncture Resistance of Geomembranes and Related Products **Discontinued for geotextile use, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D6241 ASTM D4833 Puncture resistance Details
95 Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Grab Test) ASTM D5034 breaking force, breaking elongation Details
96 Standard Test Method for Breaking Force and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Strip Method) ASTM D5035 tensile strength, elongation Details
97 Standard Test Method for Breaking Force and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Strip Method) ASTM D5035 tensile strength, elongation Details
98 Standard Test Method for Measuring Mass per Unit Area of Geotextiles ASTM D5261 Mass per unit area Details
99 Standard Test Method for the Static Puncture Strength of Geotextiles and Geotextile-Related Products Using a 50-mm Probe ASTM D6241 Puncture resistance Details
100 CBR Puncture Strength **GRI has discontinued this method, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D6241 GRI GS 1 CBR puncture strength Details
101 Standard Test Method for Measuring Compressive Properties of Thermal Insulations ASTM C165 compressive strength Details
102 Standard Test Methods for Breaking Load and Flexural Properties of Block-Type Thermal Insulation ASTM C203 Breaking load Details
103 Standard Test Method for Dimensions and Density of Preformed Block and Broad-Type Thermal Insulation ASTM C303 Dimensions and density Details
104 Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Cellular Plastic **Industry accepted test method for compressive properties of Geofoam is ASTM C165 ASTM D1621 compressive strength Details
105 Standard Test Method for Apparent Density of Rigid Cellular Plastics ASTM D1622 Dimensions and density Details
106 Standard Test Method for Melt Flow Rates of Thermoplastics by Extrusion Plastometer ASTM D1238 melt index Details
107 Standard Test Method for Density of Plastics by the Density-Gradient Technique ASTM D1505 density Details
108 Standard Test Method for Carbon Black In Olefin Plastics ASTM D1603 percent carbon black content Details
109 Standard Test Method for Determination of Carbon Black Content in Polyethylene Compounds By the Muffle-Furnace Technique ASTM D4218 percent carbon black content Details
110 Standard Test Method for Determining the Shear Strength of Soil-Geosynthetic and Geosynthetic-Geosynthetic Interfaces by Direct Shear ASTM D5321 Interface shear, cohesion, friction angle Details
111 Standard Test Method for Determining Tensile Properties of Geogrids by the Single or Multi-Rib Tensile Method ASTM D6637 rib tensile strength Details
112 Standard Test Method for Measuring Geosynthetic Pullout Resistance in Soil ASTM D6706 pullout resistance Details
113 Flexural Rigidity of Geogrids, Geotextiles and Related Products D7748 bending length, flexural rigidity Details
114 Geogrid Rib Tensile Strength **GRI has discontinued this method, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D6637 GRI GG 1 rib tensile strength Details
115 Geogrid Junction Strength GRI GG 2 junction strength Details
116 Standard Test Method for Initial Tear Resistance of Plastic Film and Sheeting ASTM D1004 tear strength Details
117 Standard Test Method for Linear Dimensional Changes of Non-rigid Thermoplastic Sheeting or Film at Elevated Temperature ASTM D1204 dimensional stability Details
118 Standard Test Method for Melt Flow Rates of Thermoplastics by Extrusion Plastometer ASTM D1238 melt index Details
119 Standard Test Method for Density of Plastics by the Density-Gradient Technique ASTM D1505 density Details
120 Standard Specification for Non-rigid Vinyl Chloride Plastic Film and Sheeting (Thickness) ASTM D1593 thickness Details
121 Standard Test Method for Carbon Black In Olefin Plastics ASTM D1603 percent carbon black content Details
122 Standard Practice for Microscopical Examination of Pigment Dispersion in Plastic Compounds ASTM D3015 carbon black dispersion Details
123 Standard Test Methods for Thickness of Solid Electrical Insulation ASTM D374 thickness Details
124 Standard Test Method for Determination of Carbon Black Content in Polyethylene Compounds By the Muffle-Furnace Technique ASTM D4218 percent carbon black content Details
125 Standard Test Method for Index Puncture Resistance of Geomembranes and Related Products ASTM D4833 Puncture resistance Details
126 Standard Test Method for Determining Performance Strength of Geomembranes by the Wide Strip Tensile Method ASTM D4885 wide-width tensile strength Details
127 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Nominal Thickness of Geosynthetics ASTM D5199 nominal thickness Details
128 Standard Test Method for Determining the Shear Strength of Soil-Geosynthetic and Geosynthetic-Geosynthetic Interfaces by Direct Shear ASTM D5321 Interface shear, cohesion, friction angle Details
129 Standard Practice for Determination of 2% Secant Modulus for Polyethylene Geomembranes ASTM D5323 2% Secant modulus Details
130 Standard Test Method for Microscopic Evaluation of the Dispersion of Carbon Black in Polyolefin Geosynthetics ASTM D5596 carbon black dispersion Details
131 Standard Test Method for Determining Tearing Strength of Internally Reinforced Geomembranes ASTM D5884 tear strength Details
132 Standard Test Method for Measuring Core Thickness of Textured Geomembrane ASTM D5994 Thickness Details
133 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics **Discontinued for geomembrane use, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D6693 ASTM D638 Yield and break tensile strength and elongation Details
134 Determination of Ply Adhesion Strength of Reinforced Geomembranes ASTM D6636 Ply adhesion strength Details
135 Standard Test Method for Determining Tensile Properties of Nonreinforced Polyethylene and Nonreinforced Flexible Polypropylene Geomembranes ASTM D6693 Yield and break tensile strength and elongation Details
136 Standard Test Method for Strip Tensile Properties of Reinforced Geomembranes ASTM D7003 Peak and break tensile strength and tensile elongation Details
137 Standard Test Method for Grab Tensile Properties of Reinforced Geomembranes ASTM D7004 Peak grab strength and elongation Details
138 Standard Test Method for Brittleness Temperature of Plastics and Elastomers by Impact ASTM D746 brittleness temperature Details
139 Asperity Measurement of Textured Geomembranes Using a Depth Gage ASTM D7466 Asperity height Details
140 Hydrostatic Burst ASTM D751 bursting strength Details
141 Standard Test Methods for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Plastics by Displacement ASTM D792 Specific Gravity, Density & Relative Density Details
142 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting ASTM D882 Tensile strength Details
143 Test Method for Puncture Resistance and Elongation Test (1/8 in. radius probe) FTMS 101C (method 2065) Puncture resistance Details
144 Accelerated Weathering of Geomembranes Using a Fluorescent UVA Device GRI GM 11 Percent retained OIT, breaking strength, breaking elongation and melt index Details
145 Asperity Measurement of Textured Geomembranes Using a Depth Gage **GRI has discontinued this method, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D7466 GRI GM 12 Asperity height Details
147 Test Method for Determining the Integrity of Factory Seams Used in Joining Manufactured Flexible Sheet Geomembranes ASTM D4545 peel and shear; destructive test; integrity of seams Details
148 Standard Test Method for Determining the Integrity of Field Seams Used in Joining Geomembranes by Chemical Fusion Methods ASTM D6214 seam peel and shear; seam strength Details
149 Standard Test Method for Determining the Integrity of Nonreinforced Geomembrane Seams Produced Using Thermo-Fusion Methods ASTM D6392 seam peel and shear; seam strength Details
150 Standard Test Method for Density of Plastics by the Density-Gradient Technique ASTM D1505 density Details
151 Standard Test Method for Carbon Black In Olefin Plastics ASTM D1603 percent carbon black content Details
152 Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Cellular Plastic ASTM D1621 compressive strength Details
153 Standard Test Method for Determination of Carbon Black Content in Polyethylene Compounds By the Muffle-Furnace Technique ASTM D4218 percent carbon black content Details
154 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Nominal Thickness of Geosynthetics ASTM D5199 nominal thickness Details
155 Standard Test Method for Determining the Shear Strength of Soil-Geosynthetic and Geosynthetic-Geosynthetic Interfaces by Direct Shear ASTM D5321 Interface shear, cohesion, friction angle Details
156 Standard Test Method For Determining Short-Term Compression Behavior of Geosynthetics ASTM D6364 compressive strength Details
157 Standard Test Method for Determining Geonet Breaking Force ASTM D7179 breaking force Details
159 Standard Test Method for Determination of Water (Moisture) Content of Soil by the Microwave Oven Method ASTM D4643 Moisture content, Water content Details
160 Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity of Saturated Porous Materials Using a Flexible Wall Permeameter ASTM D5084 Permeability, Flow Rate, Hydraulic conductivity Details
161 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Index Flux Through Saturated Geosynthetic Clay Liner Specimens Using a Flexible Wall Permeameter ASTM D5887 Index Flux Details
162 Standard Test Method for Measuring Mass Per Unit of Geosynthetic Clay Liners ASTM D5993 Mass per unit area Details
163 Standard Test Method for Determining the Internal and Interface Shear Resistance of Geosynthetic Clay Liner by the Direct Shear Method ASTM D6243 Internal shear, Interface shear, cohesion, friction angle Details
164 Standard Test Method for Determining Average Bonding Peel Strength Between the Top and Bottom Layers of Needle-Punched Geosynthetic Clay Liners ASTM D6496 Bonding peel strength Details
166 Standard Test Method for Tensile Strength of Geosynthetic Clay Liners ASTM D6768 Tensile strength Details
168 Standard Test Method for Swell Index of Clay Mineral Component of Geosynthetic Clay Liners ASTM D5890 Swell index Details
169 Standard Test Method for Fluid Loss of Clay Component of Geosynthetic Clay Liners ASTM D5891 Fluid loss Details
171 Standard Test Method for Stiffness of Fabrics ASTM D1388 Stiffness Details
165 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Hydraulic Properties of Geosynthetic Clay Liners Permeated with Potentially Incompatible Aqueous Solutions ASTM D6766 index flux, hydraulic conductivity Details
167 Permeability of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) **GRI has discontinued this method, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D5887 GRI GCL 2 Permeability Details
170 Swell Measurement of the Clay Component of GCLs **GRI has discontinued this method, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D5890 GRI GCL 1 Swell index Details
172 Test Method for Thickness of Textile Materials ASTM D1777 thickness Details
173 Standard Test Methods for Mass Per Unit Area (Weight) of Fabric ASTM D3776 Mass per unit area Details
174 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Bursting Strength of Textile Fabrics-Diaphragm Bursting Strength Tester Method ASTM D3786 bursting strength Details
175 Test Method for Bursting Strength of Textiles-Constant-Rate-of-Traverse (CRT) Ball Burst Test ASTM D3787 bursting strength Details
176 Test Method for Deterioration of Geotextiles from Exposure to Ultraviolet Light and Water (Xenon-Arc Type Apparatus) ASTM D4355 Degradation in breaking strength Details
177 Standard Test Methods for Water Permeability of Geotextiles by Permittivity ASTM D4491 Permittivity, Permeability Details
178 Standard Test Method for Index Trapezoidal Tearing Strength of Geotextiles ASTM D4533 trapezoidal tearing strength Details
179 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Geotextiles by the Wide-Width Strip Method ASTM D4595 tensile strength, elongation, tensile modulus Details
180 Test Method for Grab Breaking Load and Elongation of Geotextiles ASTM D4632 grab strength, elongation Details
181 Standard Test Method for Determining Apparent Opening Size of a Geotextile ASTM D4751 Apparent Opening Size (AOS) Details
182 Standard Test Method for Index Puncture Resistance of Geomembranes and Related Products **Discontinued for geotextile use, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D6241 ASTM D4833 Puncture resistance Details
183 Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Grab Test) ASTM D5034 breaking force, breaking elongation Details
184 Standard Test Method for Breaking Force and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Strip Method) ASTM D5035 tensile strength, elongation Details
185 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Filtration Compatibility of Soil-Geotextile Systems ASTM D5101 Gradient ratio Details
186 Standard Test Method for Measuring Mass per Unit Area of Geotextiles ASTM D5261 Mass per unit area Details
187 Standard Test Method for Determining the Shear Strength of Soil-Geosynthetic and Geosynthetic-Geosynthetic Interfaces by Direct Shear ASTM D5321 Interface shear, cohesion, friction angle Details
188 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Conductivity Ratio (HCR) Testing of Soil/Geotextile Systems ASTM D5567 Hydraulic conductivity ratio Details
189 Standard Test Method for the Static Puncture Strength of Geotextiles and Geotextile-Related Products Using a 50-mm Probe ASTM D6241 Puncture resistance Details
190 Flexural Rigidity of Geogrids, Geotextiles and Related Products D7748 bending length, flexural rigidity Details
191 CBR Puncture Strength **GRI has discontinued this method, the industry-accepted standard test method is now ASTM D6241 GRI GS 1 CBR puncture strength Details
192 Standard Test Method for Strength of Sewn or Thermally Bonded Seams of Geotextiles ASTM D4884 seam breaking strength Details
319 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Filtration Compatibility of Soil-Geotextile Systems ASTM D5101 Gradient ratio Details
320 Standard Test Method for Determining the Shear Strength of Soil-Geosynthetic and Geosynthetic-Geosynthetic Interfaces by Direct Shear ASTM D5321 Interface shear, cohesion, friction angle Details
321 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Conductivity Ratio (HCR) Testing of Soil/Geotextile Systems ASTM D5567 Hydraulic conductivity ratio Details
322 Standard Test Method for Determining the Internal and Interface Shear Resistance of Geosynthetic Clay Liner by the Direct Shear Method ASTM D6243 Internal shear, Interface shear, cohesion, friction angle Details
323 Standard Test Method for Measuring Geosynthetic Pullout Resistance in Soil ASTM D6706 pullout resistance Details
146 Standard of Practice for Determining the Integrity of Field Seams Used in Joining Flexible Polymeric Sheet Geomembranes - Peel and Shear **This standard has been revised and renamed and no longer provides the test method for seam destructive peel and shear testing. The new standard is ASTM D6392 ASTM D4437 seam peel and shear; seam strength Details

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