Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM D4704-00(2005)

Standard Test Method for Tearing Strength, Tongue Tear of Leather

Significance and Use

Knowledge of the strength of the sample can be a determining factor for the end use of the product.

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.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D31.07
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D4704-00R05
ICS Code: 59.140.30