Drop tests were conducted in 2008 on 2 panels of stock net (black and white). The drop was 20 feet and the panel measured 12′ x 25′. The drop was made over the center of the net using an assembled piece of wood weighing 15 lb.
The chunk of wood broke through the net after 2 drops.
No damage to the net after 5 drops. A 6th test was performed using a 55 lb cast iron weight with no damage to the white net.
|Test Type||Green & Orange Net||Black Net||White Net|
|Mesh Breaking Strength (length)||61 lb.||83 lb.||255 lb.|
|Mesh Breaking Strength (width)||93 lb.||80 lb.||173 lb.|
|Elongation at break (length)||61%||50%||51%|
|Elongation at break (width)||88%||98%||141%|
|Yarn Breaking Strength||4 lb.||4 lb.||16 lb.|
|Burst Strength||138 psi||97 psi||390 psi|
|Wounded Burst Strength||53 psi||44 psi||91 psi|
The video below shows the 6 tests being performed on the White High Strength Net.