Tearing Resistance Testing

Tearing Strength Tester

Tearing strength testing can be found in plastic film, paper and textile industries. It is used to describe how well a material can withstand the effects of tearing. Elmendorf tear is a common method that is used to test tear resistance.

Elmendorf Method - SLY-S1 Elmendorf Tearing Strength Tester

  • ISO 6383-2 - Plastics -- Film and sheeting -- Determination of tear resistance -- Part 2: Elmendorf method
  • ISO 1974 - Paper -- Determination of tearing resistance -- Elmendorf method ASTM D1922 - Standard Test Method for Propagation Tear Resistance of Plastic Film and Thin Sheeting by Pendulum Method
  • ISO 5636 - Paper and board -- Determination of air permeance and air resistance (Part 5: Gurley method)
  • ASTM D1424 - Standard Test Method for Tearing Strength of Fabrics by Falling Pendulum Type (Elmendorf) Apparatus
  • ASTM D689 - Standard Test Method for Internal Tearing Resistance of Paper (Withdrawn 2009)
  • TAPPI T414 - Internal Tearing Resistance of Paper (Elmendorf-Type Method)

Trouser Tear Method - Tensile Strength Tester

  • ISO 6383-1 - Plastics -- Film and sheeting -- Determination of tear resistance -- Part 1: Trouser tear method
  • ASTM D1938 - Standard Test Method for Tear Propagation Resistance (Trouser Tear) of Plastic Film and Thin Sheeting by a Single Tear Method
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SLY-S1 Elmendorf Tearing Tester

SLY-S1 is based on Elmendorf method to measure tearing strength of plastic films, textile, woven and non-woven materials. Labthink tear tester is a user-friend instrument and test range is from 200gf to 6400gf with suitable pendulum.

Tensile Strength Tester

Tensile Strength Tester includes Tensile Strength, Shear, Peel Strength, Tear Strenth and Seal Strength Test. 6 Models are available for customer choices according their requirements.


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