Building gaskets: Tear resistance (NT BUILD 382)

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  • Report #: NT BUILD 382
  • Approved: November 1991
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Abstract

SCOPE

This test method has been specially developed to study the risk of tear propagation in gaskets fastened to a wooden substrate with staples or similar.

FIELD OF APPLICATION

The method may be used for all types of gasket which are intended to be fastened to the substrate by means of staples, tacks, etc. It is specially useful for gaskets of solid rubber or plastics for use as air seal in windows and doors.

Categories

NT Methods | Building

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