Active Standard ASTM F1587 | Developed by Subcommittee: F08.15
Book of Standards Volume: 15.07
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This document covers specifications and conformity assessment methods for new head and face protectors for ice hockey goaltenders, as offered for initial sale. This specification is intended to reduce the risk of injury associated with playing the position of goaltender in ice hockey. The protectors are classified according to types: Type I and Type II. Optical tests, shock attenuation tests, puck impact tests, penetration resistance tests, and neck strap retention test shall be performed to meet the requirements specified.
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1.1 This performance specification2 covers performance requirements for ice hockey goaltender head and face protectors.
1.3 This specification has requirements for: (1) materials, assembly, and design; (2) protected areas (coverage) and penetration resistance; (3) shock absorption; (4) puck impact resistance; (5) extensibility and strength of the chin strap and its attachment; and (6) optical quality.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D2240 Test Method for Rubber Property--Durometer Hardness
CEN StandardBSEN960:2006 Headforms for Use in the Testing of Protective Helmets Available from BSI Customer Services, 389 Chiswick High Rd., London W4 4AL United Kingdom.
ICS Number Code 13.340.20 (Head protective equipment); 97.220.20 (Winter sports equipment)