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ASTM D751-19

Standard Test Methods for Coated Fabrics

Standard Test Methods for Coated Fabrics D0751-19 ASTM|D0751-19|en-US Standard Test Methods for Coated Fabrics Standard new BOS Vol. 09.02 Committee D11
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Significance and Use

3.1 Coated fabrics and rubber products made from coated fabrics are important items of commerce, and adequate test methods must be available to ensure the quality of these products. These test methods provide for this testing capability.


1.1 These test methods cover, but are not limited to, rubber-coated fabrics, that is, tarpaulins, rainwear, and similar products.

1.2 The scope of each of these test methods appears in the section in which the test method is described.

1.3 The test methods appear in the following sections:

Test Method


Dimensions and Mass

7 – 10

Breaking Strength


 Procedure A—Grab Test Method

12 – 15

 Procedure B—Cut Strip Test Method




Bursting Strength


 Procedure A – Ball Burst Method

19 – 22

 Procedure B – Diaphragm Burst Method

23 – 26

Puncture Resistance

27 – 30

Tearing Strength


 Procedure A—Pendulum Method


 Procedure B—Tongue Tear Method

33 – 36

Trapezoidal Tear

37 – 40

Hydrostatic Resistance


 Procedure A—Mullen Type Tester

42 – 45

 Procedure B—Rising Water Column Tester

46 – 49

Adhesion Coating (to Fabrics)

50 – 53

Strength of Coating

54 – 58

Tack-Tear Resistance

59 – 63

Low Temperature Bend Test


Low Temperature Impact Test


Low-Temperature Crack Resistance

66 – 70

Seam Strength

71 – 76

Accelerated Heat Aging (Oven Method)

77 – 84

Dead Load Seam Strength

85 – 88

Blocking Resistance at Elevated Temperatures

89 – 93

Crush Resistance

94 – 98

Wicking of Coated Cloth

99 – 102

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.5 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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Book of Standards Volume: 09.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D11.37
Pages: 20
DOI: 10.1520/D0751-19
ICS Code: 59.080.40