ASTM WK25858

    New Test Method for Anchor Systems Used for Detention Hollow Metal Vision Systems and Door Assemblies

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F33.02 | Committee F33 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    These test methods cover anchor systems used for the installation of fixed detention hollow metal vision systems and door assemblies of various materials and types of construction. These anchor systems are used to install fixed hollow metal vision systems and door assemblies in wall openings in detention and correctional institutions designed to incarcerate inmates. These test methods are designed to test the capability of anchor systems used to install a fixed detention hollow metal vision system or door assembly to prevent, delay, and frustrate escape; to limit or control access to unauthorized or secured areas; and prevent passage of contraband.


    anchor; anchor assembly; anchor method; anchor system; battering ram; correctional facility; detention facility; detention security; door assembly; frame; hollow metal; fixed detention hollow metal vision system; impact test physical security; security hollow metal

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    James Stapleton, Jr.


    F33 (16-01)

    Ballot Item Approved as F2956-2016 and Pending Publication