ASTM WK38096

    New Test Method for Measuring Transmitted Impact Force through Materials Used in Protective Clothing

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F23.20 | Committee F23 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    This test method covers the measurement of force transmitted through materials as a result of an impact from a falling object.

    There are limited standards available that cover PPE exposed to low-mid energy impact hazards, particularly gloves.


    impact protection;force attenuation; impact energy

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Angela Fisher

    Draft Under Development