This standard is issued under the fixed designation D ; the 1 These test methods are under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee D11 on. ASTM D – Standard Test Method for Coated Fabrics. ASTM D Standard Test Methods for Coated Fabrics.

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ASTM D specifies the low temperature bend test. Due to the wide variety of test procedure in ASTM D, our test engineers recommend you purchase a universal test machine. Low Temperature Bend Test. The vise grip faces must be 1×2″ HxW or more. Dead Load Seam Strength is similar to the seam strength test.

Seam Strength shall be the median of all v751 individual results.

Start the elongation zstm at any stated force when the breaking strength is determined. Record the force required to crush or cut the specimen. D Tearing Strength Tearing strength can be determined by two methods: This test is used to determine compare the seam strength with the strength of the coated fabric.

The sample is stretched at a definied load for a set period of time before being hydrostatically tested. The coated fabric diaphragm will burst, revealing its hydrostatic resistance.

D Adhesion of Coating to Fabric This test determines the adhesion of coating of the coated fabric.

ASTM D Coated Fabrics Rainwear Test Equipment

A rising water column tester is a simpler device compared to the Mullens tester. Crush Resistance Crush resistance is a compression test similar to a shear test. Square samples are put into the chamber for conditioning.

The Pendulum Test Method requires the specimen to be held between two clamps, one movable and one stationary. Test Procedure First you should mount the test specimen in the ring clamp.


Crack resistance is tested at low temperature by means of a chilling chamber. Strength of Coating The strength of the coating on the fabric is measured by pretensioning the sample and then testing it using one of the above hydrostatic methods.

This test is different than the bursting strength test in that you operate the test machine at a faster rate and use a sharp plunger shaped fixture to puncture the fabric. Testing Procedure First clamp the separated portions of your sample in the jaws so that movement of the test machine will separate the coating from the backing.

Five specimens from each of the warp and filling directions should be tested. Preparing the Specimens Three specimens should be tested.

This will be recorded by the UTM controller. Tests include breaking strength by Procedure A: Test Procedure First center the specimen in the machine with one tongue fastened in each clamp Start the machine with a uniform speed of. If you will be performing the tearing strength test by Pendulum Test Method also called the Elmendorf methodthis test requires a special Family Elmendorf Impact Resistance Test Machine.

Blocking Resistance at Elevated Temperatures.

Record the force necessary to separate the coating from the backing. Clamp the specimen in the lower clamp. The button has space to puncture through the sample. A weighted roller is used to roll over the folded sample to push down on the crease. The literature recognizes rubber-coated fabrics, however d715 coverage is not limited to rubber, and extends to similar types of polymer coatings on textiles.

Small wick sized samples are put into a beaker with a water soluble dye. It d7751 a fixture that uses a row of needles or nails to grip into the sample. XyLive Software allows you to watch the data live as the test runs. Preparing the Specimens The adhesion of coating to fabric test in ASTM D requires two sets of two specimens each for the longitudinal and transverse direction.


D Puncture Resistance This test determines the puncture resistance of the coated fabric. A piece of coated fabric is pushed onto a small circular button.

ASTM D751 Coated Fabrics Rainwear Test Equipment

A tensile tester and vise grips with 2×3″ HxW grip inserts are used. Adhesion of coating shall be the average of the 5 highest peak loads during the test. The seam strength test works great for lapped, lapped and bonded, and sewn seams using the modified grab test method.

A UTM and vise grips with the same 1×1 and 1×2 inserts are used. The specimens should be rectangles and 50mm W X mm L in size. Low Temperature Impact Test. The elongation is typically measured by the crosshead of the UTM, however extensometers can be used to acquire direct strain data from the specimen.

This list explains the grips and equipment needed for each of the 20 different tests under ASTM D Ten specimens should be cut with the smallest dimension at least Once the samples are cold enough, the samples are folded in half.

Pneumatic actuation allows for quick and simple specimen setup. This test determines the tack-tear resistance of the coated fabric. Rated to 8 kN 1, lbf Clamping force up to 16 kN 3, lbf Maximum specimen thicknesses from 10 mm to 30 mm 0. The vise grip inserts should be 1×3″ HxW.