ASTM D1424 Elmendorf


This test determines the force required to produce a single-rip tear in most woven fabrics with a falling pendulum apparatus. (ASTM D1424 is also know an Elmendorf test.)

Sample Requirements

1 yard of material

Get Started

Please fill out the test form and email it to Also, print the form and enclose it with your shipment.

Shipping Address

Attn: Hugh Hoagland
3018 Eastpoint Parkway
Louisville, KY 40223
United States

Testing Forms


After your ASTM D1424 testing is complete, we will send you an email with the Arc Rating results. Within a few weeks, we will send you another email with the full test report. You will receive a user name and password for our web site, You can log on to download test reports and the raw data, photos and videos from your tests.