ASTM F780 - 93a(2012)

    Standard Test Method for Linear Deformation and Breaking Strength of Alpine Skis

    Active Standard ASTM F780 | Developed by Subcommittee: F27.30

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07


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    Significance and Use

    This test method provides information concerning the resistance of a ski to permanent bending and an indication of its basic strength. It is not intended to evaluate the data with regard to the quality of the ski.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of linear deformation load and breaking load for Alpine skis.

    1.2 This test method is applicable to all Alpine skis.

    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

    D2240 Test Method for Rubber Property--Durometer Hardness

    F472 Terminology for Geometry of Alpine Skis


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.220.20 (Winter sports equipment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/F0780-93AR12

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