ASTM F1882 - 15 - Standard Specification for Residential Basketball Systems

ASTM F1882 - 15

Standard Specification for Residential Basketball Systems

Status : Current   Published : June 2015



1.1 This specification covers the manufacture, assembly, recommended maintenance and use of complete residential basketball systems.

1.2 This specification is intended to reduce the potential hazards associated with the installation and use of residential basketball systems.

1.3 This specification is not intended to apply to the following:

1.3.1 Equipment intended to be used in places of public assembly, such as, but not limited to, schools, parks, public and private recreational facilities.

1.3.2 Individual components, such as rim, backboard, pole, portable base system, net, or other component when that component is not sold as a complete residential basketball system as defined in this specification.

1.3.3 Any residential basketball system that is mounted to any structure or surface other than that which is purchased as part of a complete residential basketball system. Examples include, but are not limited to, roof mounting, wall mounting, or any locally or self-manufactured components.

1.3.4 Any basketball equipment that does not use a full size rim, 18-in. (45.72-cm) diameter, or is designed for operational heights of less then 6 ft 6 in. (1.98 m) from the playing surface to the bottom of the backboard.

1.3.5 Accessories and add-ons.

1.4 This specification shall apply only to products manufactured after twelve months from the date this specification is published.

1.5 This specification does not cover product performance or quality, except as related to safety.

1.6 The rationale for provisions in this specification are given in Appendix X1 and Appendix X2.

1.7 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.

1.8  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Standard NumberASTM F1882 - 15
TitleStandard Specification for Residential Basketball Systems
Publication Date01 June 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 Backboard, Basketball, Goal, Hoop, Portable, Residential, Rim, Safety, Specification, Standard
File Size284 KB

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