ADsorb-it® Filtration Fabric Physical Test Results

To understand all the physical properties of the ADsorb-it® filter fabric, and to help in developing other applications, additional physical testing was conducted. Results of these physical tests are presented in the table below.

Results

Test

Method #
Result
Units
Mass Per Unit Area
ASTM 5261
12.8
oz/yd2
Grab Tensile LD*
ASTM D4632
118
lbs
Grab Tensile CD*
ASTM D4632
89
lbs
Elongation at Peak LD*
ASTM D4632
131
percent
Elongation at Peak CD*
ASTM D4632
172
percent
Wide Width Tensile LD*
ASTM D4595
33
lbs/in
Wide Width Tensile CD*
ASTM D4595
23
lbs/in
Elongation at Break LD*
ASTM D4595
106
percent
Elongation at Break CD*
ASTM D4595
163
percent
Puncture Resistance
ASTM D4833
72
lbs
Trapezoid Tear Strength LD*
ASTM D4533
64
lbs
Trapezoid Tear Strength CD*
ASTM D4533
45
lbs
Mullen Burst Strength
ASTM D3786
135
psi
Permittivity (Constant Head)
ASTM D4491
2.02
sec-1
Permeability
ASTM D4491
.72
cm/sec
Flow Rate
ASTM D4491
151
gal/min/ft2
Apparent Opening Size
ASTM D4751
100-150
micron

*Note:
LD=Lengthwise Direction (Machine Direction)
CD=Crosswise Direction (Transverse Direction)

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