ASTM F2000 - 19

    Standard Safety Performance Specification for Fences for Baseball and Softball Fields

    Active Standard ASTM F2000 | Developed by Subcommittee: F14.10

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.06


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification provides recommended minimum requirements for various types of fences used in softball and baseball ballfields and other sports facilities, and practices for installation.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    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

    A392 Specification for Zinc-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric

    A491 Specification for Aluminum-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric

    A700 Guide for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment

    F552 Terminology Relating to Chain Link Fencing

    F668 Specification for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Polyolefin and Other Polymer-Coated Steel Chain Link Fence Fabric

    F1043 Specification for Strength and Protective Coatings on Steel Industrial Fence Framework

    F1083 Specification for Pipe, Steel, Hot-Dipped Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Welded, for Fence Structures

    F1345 Specification for Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloy-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric

    NFPA Document

    NFPA 70 National Electric Code (NEC)

    BOCA Document

    BOCA National Building Code/1993 – 12th Edi

    ANSI/IEEE Document

    ANSI/IEEE C2 National Electric Safety Code


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.220.10 (Sports facilities)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 49161519(Baseball backstops or fences)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F2000-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2000-19, Standard Safety Performance Specification for Fences for Baseball and Softball Fields, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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