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ASTM TEST METHODS CARRIED OUT AT BTRA

Geomembrane
Title of the Test Method carried out at BTRA ASTM Standard No.
Breaking Strength ASTM D882
Carbon Black Content ASTM D1603 / D4218
Density ASTM D1505 / D792
Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance ASTM D1693
Hardness ASTM D2240
Melt Flow Index ASTM D1238
Modulus of Elasticity ASTM D638 / D882
Puncture Resistance ASTM D4833
Specific Gravity ASTM D1505 / D792
Tear Resistance ASTM D1004
Thickness ASTM D5199 / D5994
Tensile Strength and Elongation at Yield and Break ASTM D638 / ASTM D6693
Geomembrane Bonded Seam Tests
Peel Adhesion ASTM D4437, ASTM D6214, ASTM D6392
Geonet and Geogrid
Carbon Black Content ASTM D1603 / D4218
Density ASTM D1505 / D792
Dimensional Stability ASTM D1204
Junction (Node) Strength* ASTM D6637
Melt Flow Index ASTM D1238
Puncture Resistance - CBR ASTM D6241
Specific Gravity ASTM D1505 / D792
Tensile Strength ASTM D6637
Thickness ASTM D5199
Geotextiles
Apparent Opening Size (AOS) ASTM D4751
Grab Strength (MD & CD) ASTM D4632
Mullen Burst ASTM D3786
Permittivity ASTM D4491 / D5493
Puncture Resistance ( Index ) ASTM D4833
Puncture Resistance ( CBR ) ASTM D6241
Thickness ASTM D5199
Trapezoid Tear Strength (MD & CD) ASTM D4533
Unit Weight (Mass/Unit Area) ASTM D5261
Wide-Width Strip Tensile Properties (MD & CD) ASTM D4595
Geosynthetic Clay Liner (GCL)
Bentonite Swell Index ASTM D5890
Grab Strength (MD & CD) ASTM D4632
Mullen Burst* ASTM D3786
Permeability ASTM D5084
Puncture Resistance ASTM D4833
Thickness ASTM D5199
Trapezoid Tear Strength (MD & CD) ASTM D4533
Unit Weight (Mass/Unit Area) ASTM D5993
 
Standard Test Methods for Water Permeability of Geotextiles by Permittivity D4491-99a (2004)
Standard Test Method for Trapezoid Tearing Strength of Geotextiles D4533-04
Standard Test Method for Effects of Temperature on Stability of Geotextiles D4594-96 (2003)
Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Geotextiles by the Wide-Width Strip Method D4595-05
Standard Test Method for Grab Breaking Load and Elongation of Geotextiles D4632-91 (2003)
Standard Test Method for Determining Apparent Opening Size of a Geotextile D4751-04
Standard Test Method for Index Puncture Resistance of Geotextiles, Geomembranes, and Related Products D4833-00e1
Standard Test Method for Strength of Sewn or Thermally Bonded Seams of Geotextiles D4884-96(2003)
Standard Test Method for Determining Performance Strength of Geomembranes by the Wide Strip Tensile Method D4885-01
Standard Test Method for Measuring the Nominal Thickness of Geosynthetics D5199-01
Standard Test Method for Measuring Mass per Unit Area of Geotextiles D5261-92 (2003
Standard Test Method for Determining the Coefficient of Soil and Geosynthetic or Geosynthetic and Geosynthetic Friction by the Direct Shear Method D5321-02
Standard Test Method for Swell Index of Clay Mineral Component of Geosynthetic Clay Liners D5890-02
Standard Test Method for Measuring Mass Per Unit of Geosynthetic Clay Liners D5993-99 (2004)
Standard Test Method for the Static Puncture Strength of Geotextiles and Geotextile-Related Products Using a 50-mm Probe D6241-04
Standard Test Method for Determining Average Bonding Peel Strength Between the Top and Bottom Layers of Needle-Punched Geosynthetic Clay Liners D6496-04a
Standard Test Method for Measuring Nominal Thickness of Permanent Rolled Erosion Control Products D6525-00
Standard Test Method for Measuring Mass per Unit Area of Turf Reinforcement Mats D6566-00
Standard Test Method for Determining Tensile Properties of Geogrids by the Single or Multi-Rib Tensile Method D6637-01
Standard Test Method for Determining Tensile Properties of Nonreinforced Polyethylene and Nonreinforced Flexible Polypropylene Geomembranes D6693-04
Standard Test Method for Pore Size Characteristics of Geotextiles by Capillary Flow Test D6767-02
Standard Test Method for Grab Tensile Properties of Reinforced Geomembranes D7004-03
Standard Test Method for Determining the Bond Strength (Ply Adhesion) of Geocomposites D7005-03