ASTM D4704-00

    Standard Test Method for Tearing Strength, Tongue Tear of Leather

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method is intended for determining the tearing strength of leather by measuring the force required to tear a specimen cut perpendicular to the surface. This test method does not apply to wet blue.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information only.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D1610 Practice for Conditioning Leather and Leather Products for Testing

    D1813 Test Method for Measuring Thickness of Leather Test Specimens

    D2209 Test Method for Tensile Strength of Leather

    D2813 Practice for Sampling Leather for Physical and Chemical Tests


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.140.30 (Leather and furs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11162300(Leathers)


    DOI: 10.1520/D4704-00

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