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Test Method Title
Test Method for Determining the Integrity of Factory Seams Used in Joining Manufactured Flexible Sheet Geomembranes
peel and shear; destructive test; integrity of seams
Description of Test
Test method covers both destructive and non-destructive techniques for determining integrity of factory seams of sheets of geomembranes. Peel and shear (destructive by ASTM D 816), air lance (non destructive), vacuum box (non destructive), ultrasonic pulse echo (non destructive) and mechanical point stressing (non destructive) are covered.
Preferred Test Sample Size
Number of Test Specimens
10 (5 peel, 5 shear)
Test Specimen Size
1" x 8"
peel, shear, seam, destructive, factory
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