Tearing resistance of paper

This method determines the tearing resistance of low-grammage paper or board with the Elmendorf method.

During the test, an initial cut is made on the test specimen. This cut is then torn for a given distance using a pendulum. The work required to tear the test piece is measured, and the mean tearing force is calculated.

The result is given in newtons (N). The price includes measurements in both machine and cross direction.

Suitable sample matrices
Paper and board
Required sample quantity
Five A4 Sheets
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited testing laboratory

Pricing and online order

Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
104 €

We also charge a 97 € service fee per order.

Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

Samples are entered during checkout.

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