Active Standard ASTM F2273 | Developed by Subcommittee: F08.10
Book of Standards Volume: 15.07
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Significance and Use
These tests are used to determine the conformance of a bicycle fork sample to a standard specified for each use classification.
1.1 These test methods describe mechanical tests for determining the following performance properties:
1.1.1 Compression Load,
1.1.2 Bending Load,
1.1.3 Impact Resistance, and
1.1.4 Bending Fatigue Life (followed by Impact Resistance).
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as 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.
E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines
F2043 Classification for Bicycle Usage
ICS Number Code 43.150 (Cycles)