ASTM WK66051

    New Test Method for Determining Ultimate Load and Failure Mode of Individual Mechanically Fastened Snow Retention Devices Attached to Wood Sheathing

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    WK66051

    1. Scope

    This test method describes procedures to be followed in test protocols for the anchorage of all types of snow retention devices on roofs with wood structural sheathing installed assembly, commercial, educational, industrial, institutional, recreational and residential buildings. This topic has not been addressed previously and guidance is being requested by the design/building industry. The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


    Keywords

    Cold Climate; Ice; Snow; Test Method; Winter; Roof; Snow Retention; Snow Barriers; Snow Guards; Snow Devices; Snow Brackets;

    Rationale

    Standard is needed to help prevent possible injury/death from snow fall off roofs

    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:
    11-30-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Michael Carter

    Item:
    001

    Ballot:
    E06.55 (20-01)

    Status:
    Withdrawn From Balloting