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Towel tested for strength in both weft and warp directions, also checked for seam slippage. Yarn is tested for tensile strength.
Soaps, Shampoo, Cosmetics
Personal hygiene, toiletries, soaps, shampoos and cosmetics all tested for the effect on skin and hair etc. Additionally, all packaging for these products is checked for tensile, peel, compressive and tear strength.
Razor blade tested for stiffness, sharpness, tensile strength and flexural strength. Razor handle tested for tensile strength and flexural strength. Packaging for disposable razor tested for tensile, compressive, tear and flexural strength.
Cabinets, Joints, Construction Materials
Cabinets tested for strength in tension, compression and flexure. Joints checked for strength. Adhesive and staples used in contruction checked for tensile strength. Raw materials for cabinet also checked for tensile and flexural strength.
Processed food checked for compressive strength, stickiness, chewiness and other textural properties.
Food packaging checked for compressive, tear, peel and frictional strength.
Shirts, trousers, undergarments etc., tablecloths, napkins etc. all checked for tensile strength, tear strength, seam slippage etc.
Concrete, asphalt, rebar material tested for tensile strength, flexural strength, shear strength, rupture strength, impact strength.
Tire rubber, steel and/or Kevlar banding tested for tensile strength.
Car Interior / Exterior
Body material, lamps, interior trim etc. tested for tensile strength, flexural strength, ductility, shear strength, tear strength, rupture strength, impact strength.
Concrete, glass, rebar, I beam, wood, structural composite material tested for tensile strength, flexural strength, shear strength, rupture strength, impact strength.
Computers and Peripherals
Computer monitor and parts tested for tensile, flexure and shear strength as well as impact resistance.
Additionally, keyboards are tested for click and operational forces.
Credit card checked for
tear and tensile strength
and frictional resistance.
Seams, buttons, snaps, embellishments etc.
all checked for tensile strength and pulloff
Electrical goods tested for tensile and
flexure strength and impact resistance.
Connectors and cables tested
for tensile strength.
Sheetrock tested for tensile, compression, flexure and shear strength.
Wood and other construction materials also tested for tensile, shear, flexure and rupture strength.
Shoes and clothing tested for tensile strength, peel strength, compression strength, flexural strength, tear strength, shear strength, seam slippage etc.
Geotextile netting tested for tensile strength, burst strength, tear strength and shear strength.
Golf club shaft, club head, golf ball tested for tensile strength, compression strength, flexural strength, impact strength and shear strength.