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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Tear strength without post-cure is said to be equivalent to that of a post-cured high-strength standard LSR.
The product is said to feature excellent tear strength after curing, allowing manufacturers of medical devices to dispense with thermal post-treatment in many cases.
Data on tensile and tear strength were submitted to analysis of variance (ANOVA) and Tukey's test with Statigrafics Program at a significance level of p [less than or equal to] 0.
Officials note that the material has a high tensile strength and a high tear strength.
This, in turn, can have an effect on the abrasion and tear strength of the treated fabric.
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.
The key production issue stemmed from the fact that the product was a thin wall section membrane material which needed higher tear strength as the de-molding process generated high levels of scrap due to tearing.
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.
It features good dielectric properties and tear strength with a dissipation factor of 0.
The filter's pleat pack is framed in high wet strength beverage board for greater tear strength in high moisture conditions.