ASTM F1162 / F1162M - 12

    Standard Specification for Pole Vault Landing Systems

    Active Standard ASTM F1162 / F1162M | Developed by Subcommittee: F08.67

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07


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    Significance and Use

    The dynamic data obtained with the procedures given in this specification measure the cushioning properties of the pole vault landing systems tested.

    The size of the pole vault landing system is specified with respect to the kinematics of body movement.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers minimum requirements of size, physical characteristics of materials, standard testing procedures, labeling and identification of pole vault landing systems.

    1.2 UnitsThe values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

    1.3 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

    F1292 Specification for Impact Attenuation of Surfacing Materials Within the Use Zone of Playground Equipment


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.220.10 (Sports facilities)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/F1162_F1162M-12

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