This test measures the force required to tear a test piece, in continuation of a prepared cut or nick or completely across the width of specific test pieces
For plastics films we have Elmendorf tear capability.
The presence of our extensive samples preparation which include the thickness reduction of rubbers by slitting/buffing ensure we are able to test a huge variety of materials and product forms.
Standards and Accreditation
Smithers Rapra are ISO 17025 UKAS accredited to test plastic film materials to
BS EN ISO 6383-2.