ASTM WK47077

    New Practice for Using Walkway Tribometry Data in Estimating Pedestrian Slip Resistance Thresholds

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    WK47077

    1. Scope

    This practice provides a methodology for estimating acceptable minimum threshold values for pedestrian wet slip resistance, based on walkway tribometry data.

    Currently ASTM F13 standards do not provide a way to estimate the amount of traction a walkway should have, as measurable by a walkway tribometer. This standard is intended to provide such a methodology. The standard could be adopted by manufacturers or professional associations in the areas of architecture, construction, and flooring. It can also be used by forensic professionals and human slip researchers.


    Keywords

    Tribometer; traction; validation

    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:
    08-19-2014

    Technical Contact:
    John Leffler

    Status:
    Draft Under Development