ASTM D4831 – 00(2016) :Standard Test Method for Buckle Tear Strength of Leather
This test method is designed to measure the load required to tear a leather strap fastened in a buckle. Tanners and leather buyers have found that this test gives an indication of the resistance of leather to tearing.
This test method is intended for use on all types of leather to determine the load required to tear a leather strap fastened in a buckle. This test method does not apply to wet blue.