ASTM F498 - 12

    Standard Test Method for Center Spring Constant and Spring Constant Balance of Alpine Skis

    Active Standard ASTM F498 | Developed by Subcommittee: F27.30

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07


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    Abstract

    This test method covers the determination of center spring constant, forebody spring constant, and afterbody spring constant of Alpine skis. In addition, it covers a method for determination of the spring constant balance. The apparatuses shall be center spring constant equipment and forebody and afterbody spring constant equipment.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of center spring constant, forebody spring constant, and afterbody spring constant of Alpine skis. In addition, it covers a method for determination of the spring constant balance.

    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.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.220.20 (Winter sports equipment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 49151502(Skis)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/F0498-12

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    Citation Format

    ASTM F498-12, Standard Test Method for Center Spring Constant and Spring Constant Balance of Alpine Skis , ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.org

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