ASTM F1159 - 14

    Standard Practice for Design of Amusement Rides and Devices that are Outside the Purview of Other F24 Design Standards

    Active Standard ASTM F1159 | Developed by Subcommittee: F24.24

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07


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    Significance and Use

    3.1 This practice provides designers and manufacturers of patron directed amusement rides or devices (for example, go karts, bumper cars, bumper boats), artificial climbing walls, dry slides, coin operated rides, water amusement rides or devices (involve the purposeful immersion of the patron's body partially or totally in the water and involve more than incidental patron contact (for example, pools, water slides, lazy rivers, interactive aquatic play devices)), and air-supported structures with design references and criteria to use in designing and manufacturing of patron directed amusement rides or devices, artificial climging walls, dry slides, coin operated rides, purposeful immersion water amusement rides or devices, and air-supported structures.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice establishes information and procedures for the design and manufacture of patron directed amusement rides or devices (for example, go karts, bumper cars, bumper boats), artificial climbing walls, dry slides, coin operated rides, and amusement rides and devices that involve the purposeful immersion of the patron's body partially or totally in the water and involve more than incidental patron contact (for example, pools, water slides, lazy rivers, interactive aquatic play devices), and air-supported structures.

    1.2 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

    F846 Guide for Testing Performance of Amusement Rides and Devices

    F2007 Practice for Design, Manufacture, and Operation of Concession Go-Karts and Facilities

    F2291 Practice for Design of Amusement Rides and Devices

    Federal Documents

    USDAAgriculturalHand Rev. 0The Wood Handbook, by the U.S. Dept. of Agricultural Forest Products Laboratory

    Society of Automotive Engineers Standards

    SAE Pneumatic Tubing Standards

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers Documents

    ASME Welding Standards

    American Institute of Steel Construction Document

    AISC Manual on Steel Construction

    National Fire Protection Association Standard

    National Electrical Code

    ANSI Standard

    ANSI(NFPA/JIC)T2.24. Hydraulic Fluid Power Systems Standard for Stationary Industrial Machinery,

    American Welding Society Standard

    ANSI/AWSD1.1 Structural Welding Code


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.200.99 (Other equipment for entertainment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/F1159-14

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    Citation Format

    ASTM F1159-14, Standard Practice for Design of Amusement Rides and Devices that are Outside the Purview of Other F24 Design Standards, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014, www.astm.org

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