International Symposium on Slip Resistance: The Interface of Man, Footwear, and Walking Surfaces

    Volume 25, Issue 1 (January 1997)

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    CODEN: JTEOAD

    Page Count: 1


    Sacher, A
    symposium chairman, UPI, Maplewood,

    Ownes, JM
    symposium co-chairman, Rohm and Haas Co., Springhouse, PA

    Abstract

    The final four papers of this issue were presented at the International Symposium on Slip Resistance: The Interaction of Man, Footwear, and Walking Surfaces, which was covered in part in the November 1996 issue of this journal. Held 30–31 October 1995 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD, the symposium was sponsored by Committee D 21 on Polishes and Subcommittee D 21.06 on Slip Resistance. This symposium represents the culmination of research initiated in the 1950s to determine the coefficient of friction of polished walkway surfaces. Extensive laboratory and field studies of methods and apparatus led to the development of the ASTM Test Method for Static Coefficient of Friction of Polish-Coated Floor Surfaces as Measured by the James Machine.


    Paper ID: JTE11331J

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE11331J

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