GRI Test Methods

 

 

 

Standards (2023)

 

Geotextile (GT) Related
GT1 Test Method for Geotextile Filter Performance via Long Term Flow (LTF) Tests
GT2 Test Method for Biological Clogging of Geotextile or Soil/Geotextile Filters (1987) (see ASTM D1987)
GT3 Test Method for Deterioration of Geotextiles from Outdoor Exposure (see ASTM D5970)
GT4 Test Method for Geotextile Permittivity-Under-Load (1991) (discontinued, see ASTM D5493)
GT5 Test Method for Tension Creep Testing of Geotextiles (April 6, 1992) (see ASTM D5262)
GT6 Test Method for Geotextile Pullout (see ASTM D6706)
GT7 Practice for Determination of Long-Term Design Strength of Geotextiles
GT8 Test Method for Fine Fraction Filtration Using Geotextile Filters
GT9 Guide for Grip Types for Use in Wide Width Testing of Geotextiles and Geogrids
GT10 Specification for Test Methods, Properties and Frequencies for High Strength Geotextile Tubes used as Coastal and Riverine Structures

GT11 Practice for Installation of Geotextile Tubes used as Coastal and Riverine Structures
GT12(a) Specification for Test Methods and Properties for Nonwoven Geotextiles Used as Protection (or Cushioning) Materials - ASTM Version
GT12(b) Specification for Test Methods and Properties for Nonwoven Geotextiles Used as Protection (or Cushioning) Materials - ISO Version
GT13(a) Specification for Test Methods and Properties for Geotextiles Used as Separation Between Subgrade Soil and Aggregate - ASTM Version
GT13(b) Specification for Test Methods and Properties for Geotextiles Used as Separation Between Subgrade Soil and Aggregate - ISO Version
GT14 Test Method for Hanging Bag Test for Field Assessment of Fabrics Used for Geotextile Bags, Containers and Tubes    (see
 ASTM D7701)
GT15 Test Method for Pillow Test For Field Assessment of Fabrics/Additives for Geotextile Bags, Containers and Tubes  (see ASTM D7880)
GT16 Test Methods, Properties and Frequencies for Geotextile Grout Filled Mattresses (GGFM)

 

Geogrid (GG) Related
GG1 Test Method for Geogrid Rib Tensile Strength (see ASTM D6637)
GG2 Test Method for Geogrid Junction Strength (see ASTM D7737)
GG3(a) Test Method for Tension Creep Testing of Stiff Geogrids (Jan. 30, 1991) (see ASTM D5262)
GG3(b) Test Method for Tension Creep Testing of Flexible Geogrids (Jan. 30, 1991) (see ASTM D5262)
GG4(a) Practice for Determination of the Long-Term Design Strength of Stiff Geogrids
GG4(b) Practice for Determination of the Long-Term Design Strength of Flexible Geogrids
GG5 Test Method for Geogrid Pullout (see ASTM D6706)
GG6 Guide for Grip Types for Use in Width Testing of Geotextiles and Geogrids
GG7 Test Method for Carboxyl End Group Content of PET Yarns
GG8 Test Method for Determination of the Number Average Molecular Weight of PET Yarns Based on a Relative Viscosity Value
GG9 Test Method for Torsional Behavior of Bidirectional Geogrids When Subjected to In-Plane Rotation (see ASTM D7864)
GG10 Test Method for Determination of the Flexural Rigidity of Geogrids  (see ASTM D7748)

 

Geonet (GN) Related
GN1 Test Method for Compression Behavior of Geonets (see ASTM D6364)
GN2  Guide for Joining and Attaching Geonets and Drainage Composites
GN3 Assessing the Strength of Plastic Cable Ties for Joining Geonets
GN4 Test Methods, Required Properties and Testing Frequency for Biplanar Geonets and Biplanar Geonet Composites

 

Geomembrane (GM) Related
GM1 Practice for Seam Evaluation by Ultrasonic Shadow Method
GM2 Guide for Embedment Depth for Anchorage Mobilization
GM3 Test Method for Large Scale Hydrostatic Puncture Test (see ASTM D5514)
GM4 Test Method for Three Dimensional Geomembrane Tension Test (see ASTM D5617)
GM5(a)  Test Method for Notched Constant Tensile Load (NCTL) Test for Polyolefin Resins or Geomembranes (1992) (see ASTM D5397)
GM5(b) Test Method for Single Point NCTL Test for Polyolefin Resin or Geomembranes (see ASTM D5397 Appendix)
GM5(c) Test Method for Seam Constant Tensile Load (SCTL) Test for Polyolefin Geomembrane Seams
GM6 Practice for Pressurized Air Channel Test for Dual Seamed Geomembranes
GM7 Practice for Accelerated Curing of Geomembrane Test Strip Seams Made by Chemical Fusion Methods
GM8 Test Method for Measurement of the Core Thickness of Textured Geomembranes (see ASTM D5994)
GM9 Practice for Cold Weather Seaming of Geomembranes
GM10 Specification for Stress Crack Resistance of HDPE Geomembrane Sheet
GM11 Test Method for Accelerated Weathering of Geomembranes Using a Fluorescent UVA Device (see ASTM D7238)
GM12 Test Method for Asperity Measurement of Textured Geomembranes using a Depth Gage
 (See ASTM D7466)

GM13 Specification for Test Methods, Properties and Testing Frequency for High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Smooth and Textured Geomembranes
GM14 Guide for Selecting Variable Intervals for Taking Geomembrane Destructive Seam Samples Using the Method of Attributes
GM15 Test Method for Determination of Ply Adhesion of Reinforced Geomembranes (see ASTM D6636)
GM16 Test Method for Observation of Surface Cracking of Geomembranes
GM17 Specification for Test Methods, Properties and Testing Frequency for Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) Smooth and Textured Geomembranes
GM18 Specification for Test Methods, Properties and Testing Frequency for Flexible Polypropylene (fPP and fPP-R) Nonreinforced and Reinforced Geomembranes
GM19a Specification for Seam Strength and Related Properties of Thermally Bonded Homogeneous Polyolefin Geomembranes/Barriers
GM19a Specification for Seam Strength and Related Properties of Thermally Bonded Homogeneous Polyolefin Geomembranes/Barriers (Spanish)
GM19b Specification for Seam Strength and Related Properties of Thermally Bonded Reinforced Polyolefin Geomembranes/Barriers
GM20 Guide for Selecting Variable Intervals for Taking Geomembrane Destructive Seam Samples Using Control Charts
GM21 Specification for Test Methods, Properties and Testing Frequency for Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer (EPDM) Nonreinforced and Scrim Reinforced Geomembrane
GM22 Specification for Test Methods, Required Properties and Testing Frequencies for Scrim Reinforced Polyethylene Geomembranes Used in Exposed Temporary Applications
GM23 Test Method for Laboratory and/or Field Observation of Surface Chalking of Flexible Polypropylene Geomembranes
GM24 Incubation and Subsequent Evaluation of Double 180° (Star) Folded Geomembranes
GM25 Specification for Test Methods, Test Properties and Testing Frequency for Reinforced Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE-R) Geomembranes
GM26 Practice for Smoke Testing of Field Fabricated Geomembranes
GM27 Test Method for Determination of Plasticizer Content of Polyvinyl Chloride Geomembrane Formulations Using Soxhlet Extraction
GM28 Specification for Test Methods, Test Properties and Testing Frequencies for Reinforced Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene (CSPE-R) Geomembranes
GM29 Practice for Field Integrity Evaluation of Geomembrane Seams (and Sheet) Using Destructive and/or Nondestructive Testing
GM30 Test Methods, Test Properties and Testing Frequency for Reinforced Composite Polyethylene (RCPE) Geomembranes
GM31 Compression Test Method to Assess Puncture and/or Deformation of Geomembranes Under Site-Specific Conditions
GM32 Standard Practice for Geomembrane Seaming Using Data Acquisition Hot Wedge Welding Devices
GM33 Standard Test Method for Determination of the Strain Hardening Modulus as it related to Stress Crack Resistance Characteristics of HDPE Geomembranes
GM34 Standard Specification for Test Methods, Test Properties and Testing Frequency for Ethylene Interpolymer Alloy (EIA=PVC+KEE) Geomembranes
GM35 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Durability of Geomembranes that are Exposed to Ultra-Violet Radiation, Condensation, Methane and 3-D Stress
GM36 Standard Test Method for HDPE Geomembrane Fusion Seam Thickness Measurement
GM37 Standard Test Method for Determining the Weld Edge Thickness of Geomembrane

 

Geosynthetic Clay Liner (GCL) Related
GCL1 Test Method for Swell Measurement of the Clay Component of GCL's (see ASTM D5890)
GCL2 Test Method for Permeability of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) (see ASTM D5887 and ASTM D6766)
GCL3 Specification for Test Methods, Required Properties, and Testing Frequencies of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs)
GCL4 Guide for Gripping of Reinforced GCLs to End Platens During Direct (Interface) Shear Testing
GCL5 Guide for Design Considerations for Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) in Various Applications

GCL6 Practice for Field Seaming of Overlapped Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs)

GCL7 Test Method for Determining the Tensile Shear Seam Strength of Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs)

GCL8 Test Method for Insitu Tensile Strength Verification of Geosynthetics Clay Liner (GCL) Seams

GCL9 Test Method for Determination of Polymer Loading in Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs)

 

Geocomposite (GC) Related

GC1 Test Method for Soil-Filter Core Combined Flow Test

GC2 Test Method for Strip Drain Flow Rate Under Load

GC3 Test Method for Strip Drain Kinking Efficiency

GC4 Test Method for Compression Behavior of Prefabricated Edge Drains and Sheet Drains

GC5 Test Method for Erosion Control Systems to Protect Against Soil Detachment by Rainfall Impact and Overland Flow Transport

GC6 Test Method for Erosion Control Systems for High Velocity Flows in Channels

GC7 Test Method for Determination of Adhesion and Bond Strength of Geocomposites (see ASTM D7005)

GC8 Guide for Determination of the Allowable Flow Rate of a Drainage Geocomposite

GC9 Test Method for Mechanical Deformation Behavior of Geosynthetic Aggregate Drainage Systems

GC10 Test Method for Hydraulic Behavior of Geosynthetic Aggregate Drainage Systems

GC11 Guide for Retrieval of Geocells from the Field to Evaluate Installation Distortion and/or Damage

GC12 Test Method for Mechanical Deformation Behavior of Geocell Systems

GC13 Guide for Joining and Attaching Geonets and Drainage Composites

GC14 Test Methods, Required Properties and Testing Frequency for Polymeric Turf Reinforcement Mats

GC15 Determining the Flow Rate per Unit Width of Drainage Geocomposites with Discrete High Flow Components

GC16 Test Methods, Required Properties and Testing Frequency for Prefabricated Vertical Drains (PVDs)

 

Geosynthetic (GS) Related (i.e., Multipurpose)

GS1 Test Method for CBR Puncture Strength (see ASTM D6241)

GS2 Test Method for Rupture Strength of Geosynthetics by Pendulum Impact

GS3 Guide for Selecting In-Situ Monitoring Methods and Devices for the Evaluation of Geosynthetic Performance

GS4 Test Method for Time Dependent (Creep) Deformation Under Normal Pressure

GS5 Test Method for Impregnation of Geosynthetics Under Load

GS6 Test Method for Interface Friction Determination by Direct Shear Testing (Jan. 30, 1991) (see ASTM D5321)

GS7 Test Method for Determining the Index Friction Properties of Geosynthetics

GS8 Test Method for Determining the Connection Strength of Mechanically Anchored Geosynthetics (see ASTM D6638)

GS9 Test Method for Oxidative Induction Time of Polyethylene Geosynthetics by High Pressure Differential Scanning Calorimetry (see ASTM D5885)

GS10  Test Method for Accelerated Tensile Creep and Creep-Rupture of Geosynthetic Materials Based on Time-Temperature Superposition Using the Stepped Isothermal Method (see ASTM D6992)

GS11 Guide for Constructing Test Pads to Assess Protection Materials Intended to Avoid Geomembrane Puncture

GS12 Guide on Lifetime Prediction Using TTS and Arrhenius Modeling

GS13 Guide for Geomembrane-Related Geocell Seam Strength and Its Efficiency With Respect to the Perforated Sheet Strength

GS14 Test Method for Average Wall Thickness of a Geomembrane-Related Geocell by Indirect Measurement

GS15 Specification for Test Methods, Test Properties and Testing Frequency for Geocells Made From High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Strips

GS16 Geosynthetic Sampling for Subsequent Laboratory Conformance Testing

GS17 Determining the Percent Open Area (POA) of Various Geosynthetics

GS18 Casting Laboratory Tested or Field Retrieved Geosynthetic Cross Sections

GS19 Test Methods, Required Properties and Testing Frequency for Geospacers and Geospacer Drainage Composites

GS20 Exposed Lifetime Prediction of Geosynthetics Using Laboratory Weathering Devices

GS21 Determination of the Tensile Strength Properties of Geosynthetic Straps

GS22 Determining the Residual Stress Within Geosynthetics

GS23 Determining the Dimensional Stability of Geosynthetics

GS24 Determining the Wind Whip Resistance of Geosynthetics

GS25 Determination of the Allowable Tensile Strength of High-Performance Turf Reinforcement Mats (HP-TRMs) as it Relates to Functional Longevity

GS26 Attaching Foil Strain Gauges to Geosynthetics

GS27 Determining the Rate of Capillary “Wicking” Within Geosynthetics

GS28 Measuring the modalized strength of geosynthetic ground anchors

GS29 Measuring the connection strength of geosynthetic to a ground anchor

GS30 Determination of the Resistance of Conductive Geosynthetics

GS31 Test Method for Measuring the connection strength of geosynthetic to concrete or mortar

GS32 Standard Specification for Test Methods, Test Properties and Testing Frequency for Bituminous Geosynthetic Barriers (BGB)

GS33 Standard Specification for Test Methods, Test Properties and Testing Frequency for Polyolefin (Film) Barriers 

 

 

 

 


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