1.1 This test method measures the tearing resistance of roofing or waterproofing sheet materials or membranes by the tongue (single rip) method using a constant-rate-of-extension (CRE) tensile testing machine.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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.
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ASTM D5601-94, Standard Test Method for Tearing Resistance of Roofing and Waterproofing Materials and Membranes, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1994, www.astm.orgBack to Top