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Test Method: SATRA TM29

Breaking strength and extension at break

April 2017 (2019)

SCOPE

This method is intended to determine the force required to break a test specimen and its corresponding extension at break. The method is applicable to all types of textile and coated textile materials.

PRINCIPLE

A rectangular test specimen is gradually stretched by a tensile testing machine until it fails. The breaking strength and the extension at break are both determined.

REFERENCES

EN ISO 7500-1 – Metallic materials. Calibration and verification of static uniaxial testing machines. Tension/compression testing machines. Calibration and verification of force-measuring system.

HISTORY

First issued September 1974. Revised May 1980, November 1992; April 2017. Amended December 2019.

AVAILABILITY

This test method is available to members and non-members.

PRICE (ex. VAT)

This price is for a printed copy of the Test Method.

  • Members: £65
  • Non-members: £195

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