Active Standard ASTM D6496 | Developed by Subcommittee: D35.04
Book of Standards Volume: 04.13
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Significance and Use
The bonding strength test for the top and bottom layers of the geosynthetic clay liner is intended to be an index test. It is anticipated that the results of the test will be used to evaluate the quality of the bonding process.
1.1 This test method covers the laboratory determination of the average bonding strength between the top and bottom layers of a sample of a geosynthetic clay liner (GCL).
1.2 The values in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in inch-pound units are in parentheses for information.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, 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.
D76 Specification for Tensile Testing Machines for Textiles
D4439 Terminology for Geosynthetics
ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)