ASTM D5514/D5514M - 18 - Standard Test Method for Large-Scale Hydrostatic Puncture Testing of Geosynthetics

ASTM D5514/D5514M - 18

Standard Test Method for Large-Scale Hydrostatic Puncture Testing of Geosynthetics

Status : Current   Published : February 2018



1.1 This test method evaluates the stress/time properties of geosynthetics by using hydrostatic pressure to compress the geosynthetic over synthetic or natural test bases consisting of manufactured test pyramids/cones, rocks, soil, or voids.

1.2 This test method allows the user to determine the relative failure mode or points of failure for geosynthetics, or both.

1.3 This test method offers two distinct procedures:

1.3.1 Procedure A incorporates manufactured test pyramids or cones as the base of the testing apparatus. Procedure A is intended to create comparable data between laboratories, and can be used as a guide for routine acceptance tests for various materials.

1.3.2 Procedures B and C incorporate site-specific soil or other material selected by the user as the test base of the testing apparatus. Procedures B and C are methods for geosynthetic design for a specific site.

1.4 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

1.5  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For a specific warning statement, see Section 6.

1.6  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM D5514/D5514M - 18
TitleStandard Test Method for Large-Scale Hydrostatic Puncture Testing of Geosynthetics
Publication Date01 February 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Geosynthetics, hydrostatic pressure, large-scale puncture, performance testing, puncture resistance
File Size157 KB

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