Durability Testing >> Breaking/Tear Strength Elongation

Breaking/Tear Strength/Elongation of Upholstery
Fabrics (AHFA & ACT Standards)

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Test Method(s):
    · ASTM D5034 Following AHFA Joint Industry Fabric Standards & Guidelines for Upholstery Fabric
    · ASTM D5034 Following ACT (Association for Contract Textiles) Voluntary Performance Guidelines for Upholstery and Wrapped Panels

ASTM D5034, Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Fabrics - Grab Test

Scope: Covers the grab and modifed grab test procedure for determining the breaking strength and elongation of most textile fabrics. Not recommended for knitted fabrics or other fabrics having high stretch (more than 11%)

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