Tensile strength (TEA) of paper and paperboard

This test is used to measure the tensile strength and elongation of paper or board in the machine direction (MD) and the cross direction (CD).

Even small variations in tensile strength can affect the functionality of the product. Paper and board must withstand certain forces during manufacturing, transportation, shipping, and use.

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

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First sample (Excl. VAT):
123 €
Additional samples (Excl. VAT):
78 €per sample
If you have a large number of samples, contact us for a possible discount.

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