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Archive for January, 2021

Impact and Puncture Testing at Vartest

Vartest now has the following:

Which gives us a brand new instrument to run:

  • ASTM D2794 Standard Test Method for Resistance of Organic Coatings to the Effects of Rapid Deformation (Impact)
  • ASTM D4226 Standard Test Methods for Impact Resistance of Rigid Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Building Products
  • ASTM D5420 Standard Test Method for Impact Resistance of Flat, Rigid Plastic Specimen by Means of a Striker Impacted by a Falling Weight (Gardner Impact)

Vartest also runs:

  • ASTM F2878 Standard Test Method For Protective Clothing Material Resistance To Hypodermic Needle Puncture.  Vartest runs all options: 28 Gauge Hypodermic Needle, 25 Gauge Hypodermic Needle, and 21 gauge hypodermic needle.
  • ASTM D4833-07 Standard Test Method for Index Puncture Resistance of Geomembranes and Related Products
  • ASTM F1342 Perpendicular Puncture Resistance of Protective Clothing
  • ASTM D2582 Puncture Propagation Tear
  • ASTM D751 Resistance Of Coated Fabric to Puncture
  • ASTM F1306 Slow Rate Penetration Resistance of Flexible Barrier Films and Laminates
  • ASTM D5171 Impact Resistance of Plastic Sew-Through Buttons