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The European Committee Standardization (CEN) had released the standard ‘EN ISO 1421:2016 Rubber- or Plastics-Coated Fabrics — Determination of Tensile Strength and Elongation at Break (ISO 1421:2016).’

The standard establishes the following procedures for determining the tensile strength of fabrics coated with rubber or plastics:

  • Strip test method for determining tensile strength and elongation at break
  • Grab test method for determining tensile strength only.

Listed below are the important dates:

  • Date of Ratification: September 17, 2016
  • Date of Availability: December 14, 2016
  • Date of Announcement: March 31, 2017
  • Date of Implementation: June 30, 2017

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