ASTM WK33396

    New Guide for Specifying, Measuring, and Managing Impact Attenuation of Synthetic Turf Playing Systems

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F08.65 | Committee F08 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    1.1 Applicable to synthetic turf playing systems regardless of intended use. 1.2 Applicable to synthetic turf playing systems installed either indoors or outdoors. 1.3 Not applicable to natural turf playing systems.

    The guide is intended to provide designers, specifiers, owners, operators, and managers of synthetic turf playing systems with information related to specifying, measuring, and managing acceptable impact attenuation of synthetic turf playing systems.


    average g-max; drop test; field testing; g-max; impact; impact attenuation; infilled synthetic turf; infill levels; pile height; reported g-max; shock absorbing; shock-pad; synthetic turf playing system; test point; turf carpet; turf maintenance; turf system; underlays

    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:
    Parker Wood


    COS (14-12)

    Ballot Item Approved as F3102-2015 and Pending Publication