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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Record the force necessary for the sample to slip the seam or rupture the fabric.

There are a total of 20 procedures listed, with most of them being variations of common fabric tests. This test determines the puncture resistance of the coated fabric. Make a 75 mm cut at the center of and perpendicular to a short side of the specimen to form the tongues.

ASTM D751 Coated Fabrics Rainwear Test Equipment

Our top universal test machine recommendations are: Test Procedure First, mount the test specimen in the ring clamp. Testing Procedure First you must place the specimen symmetrically on the base plate of your compression tester or universal testing machine.

The bursting strength test determines the bursting strength of the coated fabric. Wicking of Coated Cloth.

ASTM D – Coated Fabrics

Vise Grips are the standard solution for this test, however self-tightening wedge or scissor ashm may be used as well as long as the grip face sizes are appropriate. Force range of 5 kN to kN 1, lbf tolbf Adjustable test space The most popular choice for static tension and compression tests These dual column testers are available in both tabletop and floor standing models.

You can pair these universal tester with our XyLive Software needed for adhesion and tear tests in this standard. This test astj the elongation of the coated fabric during the breaking strength tests.

Grab Test and Procedure B: The sample is stretched at a definied load for a set period of time before being hydrostatically tested. Pneumatic actuation allows for quick and simple specimen setup.


ASTM D Coated Fabrics Rainwear Test Equipment

Blocking Resistance at Elevated Temperatures Blocking resistance is tested by folding a piece of fabric sample a couple of times and then placing it in between two glass plates. Specimens should be rectangles sized 50 mm wide X mm long.

Crush Resistance Crush resistance is a compression test similar to a shear test. There are a few types of grip faces that are available including blank, vulcanized rubber, pyramid, or wave. Accelerated Heat Aging Oven Method. Our top universal test machine recommendations are:.

Crack resistance is tested at low temperature by means of a chilling chamber. The other method, the Tongue Tear Method is more common and requires a universal testing machine.

The test utlizes a tensile testing machine and a pair of vise grips with front grip inserts of 1×1″ and back inserts of 1×2″. The idea is to test for any cracks in the coating that may affect its permeability. Testing Procedure Clamp the specialized fixture device in the upper clamp of the test machine and adjust the machine to compensate for its weight.

Puncture Resistance Another test using a puncture fixture. Have a question about conducting the test for this standard?

This small benchtop machine forces hydraulic fluid through a diaphragm of the coated fabric under inspection. Blocking Resistance at Elevated Temperatures. Procedure A is the preferred asmt to test, but Procedure B is also acceptable. Dead Load Seam Strength. Elongation The elongation is typically measured by the crosshead of the UTM, however extensometers can be used to acquire direct strain data from the specimen.

Wicking of Coated Cloth Small wick sized samples are put into a beaker asgm a water soluble dye. D Puncture Resistance This test determines the puncture resistance of the coated fabric. Testing Procedure First clamp the separated portions of your sample in the jaws so that movement of aatm test machine will separate the coating from the backing. After a set period of time the amount of wicking is measure. 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.


After creating asym specimens, separate the coating from the backing for atsm distance of 50 mm. Preparing the Specimens Gather two sets of 5 specimens each for longitudinal and transverse breaking strength. The button has space to puncture through the c751. The asgm grip inserts should be 1×3″ HxW. Small astk sized samples are put into a beaker with a water soluble dye. Square samples are put into the chamber for conditioning.

We offer machines, apparatus, testers, tensile grips, test fixtures, clamps, holders, jigs, faces, jaws, extensometers, environmental and humidity chambers, furnaces, baths and custom solutions for unique applications. Crush resistance is a compression test similar to a shear test. The apparatus is then pulled apart and tearing occurs along where the needles were gripped into the sample. Preparing the Specimens Five specimens should be cut with the smallest wstm at least Waterproof textiles are also usually tested to one or more of these standards.

The wicks stand in the beaker and the dye traverses up the fabric by means of wicking. Five specimens should be cut with the smallest dimension at least XyLive Software allows you to watch the data live as the test runs. 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. Cut Strip Test, Elongation, Burst strength, puncture resistance, tear strength tongue teartrapezoidal tear, Adhesion coating to fabric, tack tear resistance, seam strength, dead load seam strength, and crush resistance.

Due to the wide variety of test procedure in ASTM D, our test engineers recommend you purchase a universal test machine.