tear strength

tear strength

[′ter ‚streŋkth]
(mechanics)
The force needed to initiate or to continue tearing a sheet or fabric.

tear strength

A material’s resistance against being pulled apart.
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Films having high tear strength are important for packaging applications in order to prevent package failure due to tears in the film.
5 MPa, and a tear strength (100[degrees]C) ranging from 19 to 23 N; the undertread comprising a rubber composition comprising 100 phr of a rubber consisting of from 71 to 86 phr of polyisoprene rubber and from 14 to 29 phr of polybutadiene rubber; from 19 to 23 phr of silica; and from 29 to 36 phr of carbon black wherein the undertread has a tan delta (100[degrees]C, 10% strain, 1 Hz) ranging from 0.
Officials note that the material has a high tensile strength and a high tear strength.
The refastenable seams have a shear separation strength that is less than a tensile or tear strength of the outer cover and/or side panels.
Bluestar Silicones' 10 durometer LSR, Silbione(R) LSR 4310, is a breakthrough product on the market offering higher elongation and 50% greater tear strength than other 10-ShoreA durometer LSR products commercially available today.
Akron, Ohio, USA), features low-end durometer (5-20 Shore A) and thus high tear strength and viscosity.
The papers produced were then calendered at two line-loads using a soft-nip laboratory calender and tested with respect to air permeability, water vapor transmission rate, grease resistance, tear strength, and tensile strength.
The filter's pleat pack is framed in high wet strength beverage board for greater tear strength in high moisture conditions.
For example, tear strength was some 30% stronger than competitive established materials while tensile strength exceeded competitive materials by 10%.
Made of spun-bonded polyolefin fibres, Dupont's Tyvek is a synthetic material for self-adhesive labelling and applications where high opacity, tear strength, dimensional stability and abrasion-resistance are needed.
Gorilla Wrap is easier for builders to work with because of its tear strength.
These silicone rubber compounds are characterized by moderate tensile strength, tear strength and good heat aging properties.