ASTM WK33937

    New Test Method for Force Attenuation Provided by Hip Protectors

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F23.20 | Committee F23 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    This test method determines the force attenuation provided by materials used in hip protectors.

    This test method will assist manufacturers and consumers compare materials used in hip protectors by determining the impact force attenuation using a device that simulates the stiffness of the human body.


    impact resistance

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

    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Ashley Wiand

    Draft Under Development