ASTM F924 - 90(2015) - Standard Test Method for Resistance to Puncture of Cushioned Resilient Floor Coverings

ASTM F924 - 90(2015)

Standard Test Method for Resistance to Puncture of Cushioned Resilient Floor Coverings

Status : Current   Published : May 2015

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1.1 This test method covers the laboratory procedure for determining the resistance of cushioned resilient floor coverings to punctures from dropped pointed objects such as dinner forks.

1.2 This test method employs a 35-g cylindrical dart with a flat, small-diameter tip that is dropped onto a specimen of flooring. The dart represents the weight of a typical fork and the tip produces a similar puncture to those which result from dropped forks.

1.3 Flooring with thick wear layers may not puncture under even the most severe drop. Although data can be obtained by increasing the drop height or the weight of the dart, values of this magnitude have no practical application.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.5  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability and regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precaution statement see 8.2.




Standard NumberASTM F924 - 90(2015)
TitleStandard Test Method for Resistance to Puncture of Cushioned Resilient Floor Coverings
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 May 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Cushion, Drop, Pointed object, Puncture, Resilient flooring
ICS97.150
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages4
File Size180 KB
Price£36.00


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