|ASTM International Seeks Wide Variety of Laboratories for Sports-Related
ASTM Subcommittee F08.80 on Test Methods and Laboratory Procedures
seeks laboratories to perform a wide variety of sports-related
tests. Testing will support standards developed by ASTM Committee
F08 on Sports Equipment and Facilities.
A wide variety of labs are sought. Testing to be done includes:
Facilityi.e., air quality and acoustical;
Surfacei.e., slip and abrasion resistance; and
Testers will help to verify and standardize procedures devised
for F08 standards, by:
Setting standard test conditions and tolerances;
Performing proficiency testing;
Performing round-robin testing for precision and bias testing
when their standards come up for review; and
Evaluating new test methods to determine their feasibility and
To participate, or for further technical information, contact
Roger C. Schmidt, RBX Corporation, Roanoke, Va. (phone: 800/348-3428, ext. 6161).
Committee F08 meets May 7-10 in Kansas City, Mo. For meeting or
membership details, contact Jim Olshefsky, manager, ASTM Technical Committee Operations (phone: 610/832-9714).
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