20 ounce Non-Woven Tear Test

A Standard Test Method for Tearing Strength of Fabrics by Falling-Pendulum Type (Elmendorf) Apparatus

Received: 05/2013Completed: 12/19/2013Letter: C5P.0.#: 17324Test Report #: 2-99883-0-05
Style: 20 oz Vinyl Wallcovering with Non-Woven Backing.
Content: Polycotton/Wood Pulp Non-woven BackingWeight:20 oz Linear Yd.Color: Sample ID #150336
End Use of Fabric: Commercial Wallcovering
Category: Elmendorf Tear Specifier: ASTM F 793 /ja

Test Performed

ASTM D 1424 - Standard Test Method for Tearing Strength of Fabrics by Falling-Pendulum Type (Elmendorf) Apparatus

As cited by ASTM D 751-06 - Standard Test Methods for Coated Fabrics Sections 27 - Procedure A - Pendulum Test Method (Elmendorf Apparatus)

Results

Specimen #Machine Direction (grams of force)Cross Machine Direction (grams of force)
133114490
233114490
337194490
435834400
535834490

Classification Criteria

As cited by ASTM F 793 Standard Classification of Wallcovering by Durability Characteristics, Category IV Type I; Category V Type II; Category VI Type III, Commercial Serviceability

ClassificationCriteriaConclusion
Category IV Type I Minimum 194 gf Passes
Category V Type IIMinimum 400 gf Passes
Category VI Type IIIMinimum 800 gf Passes
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