ASTM F3102 - 15

    Standard Guide for Specifying, Measuring, and Managing Impact Attenuation of Synthetic Turf Playing Systems

    Active Standard ASTM F3102 | Developed by Subcommittee: F08.65

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This guide is intended to provide designers, specifiers, owners, operators and managers of synthetic turf playing systems with information related to specifying, measuring and managing impact attenuation.

    4.2 The goal of this guide is to facilitate decisions and actions that will maximize the safety, playability and functional longevity of individual synthetic turf playing systems, primarily as related to impact attenuation.

    4.3 This guide presents various options related to specifying, measuring and managing impact attenuation of synthetic turf playing systems.

    4.4 Unless specifically stated, this guide does not attempt to endorse or recommend specific options or practices. It is left to the user of the guide to determine the option, practice or course of action that is most appropriate for them, given the specifics of their individual situation.

    1. Scope

    1.1 Applicable to synthetic turf playing systems, regardless of intended use, which are subject to testing in accordance with Specification F1936.

    1.2 Applicable to synthetic turf playing systems installed either indoors or outdoors.

    1.3 Not applicable to natural turf playing systems.

    1.4 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

    F355 Test Method for Impact Attenuation of Playing Surface Systems and Materials

    F1936 Specification for Impact Attenuation of Turf Playing Systems as Measured in the Field

    F2650 Terminology Relating to Impact Testing of Sports Surfaces and Equipment


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.220.10 (Sports facilities)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30121803(Artificial turf)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F3102-15

    Citation Format

    ASTM F3102-15, Standard Guide for Specifying, Measuring, and Managing Impact Attenuation of Synthetic Turf Playing Systems, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2015, www.astm.org

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