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ASTM D4786-00(2020)

Standard Test Method for Stitch Tear Strength, Single Hole

Standard Test Method for Stitch Tear Strength, Single Hole D4786-00R20 ASTM|D4786-00R20|en-US Standard Test Method for Stitch Tear Strength, Single Hole Standard new BOS Vol. 15.04 Committee D31
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Significance and Use

3.1 This test method is intended to be used to rate leathers as to their stitch tear strengths.


1.1 This test method is intended for determining the stitch-tearing strength of leather with a tear originating from one hole. It is particularly applicable to heavy leather. This test method does not apply to wet blue.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

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

1.4 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: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D31.01
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D4786-00R20
ICS Code: 59.080.30