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Tensile, Tear, Burst and Seam Strength Testing

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Offered Tests:

ASTM D6797

  • Burst Strength - CRE Method (for socks anf hosiery)

ASTM D3786/D3786M

  • Burst Stength - Mullen Burst Tester

CAN/CGSB-4.2 No.11.1-94 2013

  • Burst Strength - Diaphragm Pressure Test - Mullen Burst Tester

ASTM D5034 Accredited ISO/IEC 17025

  • Break Strength and Elongation of Fabrics - Grab Test

CAN/CGSB-4.2 No.9.2-M90

  • Breaking Strength of Fabrics - Grab Method - Constant-time-to-break Principle

ASTM D751 Sect 12-15; Proc. A

  • Break Strength - Grab Test of Coated Fabrics

ASTM D5035

  • Break Strength & Elongation of Fabrics - Strip Method

CAN/CGSB-4.2 No.12.1-M90

  • Tearing Strength - Single Rip Method

WSP 110.4 2009

  • Breaking Force & Elongation of Nonwoven Materials (Strip Method)

ASTM D4632

  • Grab Breaking Load & Elongation of Geotextiles

ASTM D2261

  • Tear Strength of Fabrics - Tongue Tear (Single Rip)

ASTM D1424

  • Tearing Strength of Fabrics by Falling Pendulum (Elmendorf -Type)

ATM D5735

  • Tear Strength of Non-woven Fabrics - Tongue Tear (Single Rip)

WPS 1003.3 2009

  • Tearing Strength of Nonwoven Fabrics by the Tongue Tear (Single Rip) Procedure (CRE)



ASTM D5587 Accredited ISO/IEC 17025

  • Tear Strength of Fabrics - Trapezoid Procedure

ASTM D4533

  • Trapezoid Tear Strength of Geotextiles

ASTM D5733 Accredited ISO/IEC 17025

  • Tear Strength of Non-Woven Fabrics - Trapezoid Procedure

WSP 100.2 2009

  • Tear Strength of Nonwoven Fabrics by the Trapezoid Procedure

ASTM D1683

  • Failure in Sewn Seams in Woven Apparel Fabric - Seam Strength


  • Seam Slippage - Woven Fabrics (testing both directions)

ISO 13936-1

  • Seam Slippage - Woven Fabrics (testing both directions)

ASTM D6775

  • Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Webbing, Tape and Braided Material

Federal Test 191A Method 4108

  • Strength and Elongation, Breaking (Webbing, Tape and Braided Items)

PIA-Test Method-6016

  • Strength and Elongation Breaking of Cordage: Non-Spliced Specimen Method

ASTM D2724

  • Performance of Bonded, Fused, and Laminated Apparel Fabrics

ASTM D2724

  • Performance of Bonded, Fused and Laminated Apparel Fabrics - Bond Strength Option Only


  • Bond Strength of Bonded and Laminated Fabrics