ASTM F1045 - 07(2013)

    Standard Performance Specification for Ice Hockey Helmets

    Active Standard ASTM F1045 | Developed by Subcommittee: F08.15

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This performance specification2 covers performance requirements for ice hockey helmets.

    1.2 The intent of this performance specification is to reduce the risk of injury to the head without compromising the form and appeal of the game.

    1.3 This performance specification covers: (1) performance tests for shock absorption properties of the complete helmet and strength and elongation of the chin strap and its attachment; and (2) requirements for area of coverage and penetration.

    1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.5 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 12, of this performance specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F513 Specification for Eye and Face Protective Equipment for Hockey Players

    F2220 Specification for Headforms


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.340.20 (Head protective equipment); 97.220.30 (Indoor sports equipment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 49221504(Sport safety headgear)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/F1045

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    Citation Format

    ASTM F1045-07(2013), Standard Performance Specification for Ice Hockey Helmets, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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