This test method covers the grab and modified grab test procedures for determining the breaking strength and elongation of most textile fabrics. Provisions are made for wet testing.
The grab test procedure is applicable to woven, nonwoven, and felted fabrics, while the modified grab test procedure is used primarily for woven fabrics. Not applicable to knitted fabrics.
The modified grab test includes two edge cuts at the sample midpoint leaving 25 mm width uncut.