ASTM D5034


Used to determine the force required for breaking strength (effective strength of the fabric) and elongation of wet or dry fabrics. The ASTM D5034 test method is primarily used for woven, nonwoven, and felted fabrics.

A specimen is loaded into a constant-rate-of-extension tensile testing machine and force is applied in a pulling motion until the specimen breaks.

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 D5034 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.