The Puncture Propagation Tear Tester measures the resistance of sheet materials to being punctured and the propagation of that puncture. The Puncture Propagation Tear Tester allows manufacturers and users to determine the potential weakness and resistance to snag or puncture.
Paper, Foil, Film, Coated and Uncoated Textiles, Nonwovens, Flexible Packaging
ASTM D 2582
* Tests a 203 mm x 203 mm (8.0 in x 8.0 in.) specimen
* Measures puncture and propagation of tear for a wide variety of sheet materials
* Reproduces snagging as well as tearing
* Probe design minimizes influence of puncture resistance on tear resistance measurement