Durability Testing >> Snap Holding Strength

Snap Holding Strength Testing

Test Method(s):
    · ASTM D 7142

ASTM D 7142, "Standard Test Method for Holding Strength of Prong-Ring Attached Snap Fasteners," ASTM International

Scope: To cover the determination of the holding strength of a prong ring to the socket or stud of a snap fastener using a tensile testing machine.

  • Mount specimen on machine
  • Initiate testing until prong ring disengages from fastener or the fabric tears
  • Record the force to disengage