This article by ADMET discusses foam tensile strength testing. A foam tensile strength test can be found in ASTM D3574 Test E which applies to slab, bonded, and molded flexible cellular urethane foams. There are many tests in this specification including tests for density, ball rebound, airflow, etc. However, the most common tests in the specification are the mechanical tests that can be performed on a universal testing machine such as indentation force deflection, compression force deflection and tear resistance. This article discusses Test E, the foam tension test.