ASTM F1890 - 17e1 - Standard Test Method for Measuring Softball and Baseball Bat Performance Factor

ASTM F1890 - 17e1

Standard Test Method for Measuring Softball and Baseball Bat Performance Factor

Status : Current   Published : August 2017

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1.1 A method for determining bat performance by measuring the bat-ball coefficient of restitution (BBCOR) and deriving the bat performance factor (BPF). It is applicable to softball and baseball bats of any construction or material. The method provides a quantitative measure of bat dynamic performance that may be used for comparison purposes.

1.2 The BBCOR and BPF are calculated from measurements taken in the laboratory on test equipment meeting the requirements defined in this method.

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

1.4  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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.




Standard NumberASTM F1890 - 17e1
TitleStandard Test Method for Measuring Softball and Baseball Bat Performance Factor
StatusCurrent
Publication Date15 August 2017
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 Baseball bats, baseballs, bat performance, BBCOR, BPF, COR, softball bats, softballs
ICS97.220.40
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages5
File Size106 KB
Price£40.00


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