ISO 13937-1

Textiles -- Tear properties of fabrics -- Part 1: Determination of tear force using ballistic pendulum method (Elmendorf)

  • TMI 83-20 Elmendorf Tear Tester (Paper, Film, Foil)

    Tear testing measures the force required to continue the tearing of an initial cut in sheet materials. Models and weights are available to test material with a variety of strengths. This is also useful to evaluate strength of perforated materials.