ASTM F3158 - 16

    Standard Practice for Patron Transportation Conveyors Used with a Water Related Amusement Ride or Device

    Active Standard ASTM F3158 | Developed by Subcommittee: F24.70

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 The purpose of this practice is to provide designers, engineers, manufactures, owners, and operators with criteria and references for use in designing, inspecting, and operating patron transportation conveyor systems which are integral with a water related ride or device.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice applies to the classification, design, manufacture, construction, and operation of patron transportation conveyors, integral with the operation of water related amusement rides or devices as scoped in Practice F2376.

    1.2 This practice applies to conveyors used for patron loading/unloading or to transport patrons on rafts, tubes, or other vehicles. Loading, sequencing, transitioning, starting, and unloading conveyors that carry patrons are included in the scope of this practice.

    1.3 This practice shall affect new conveying systems or major modifications of conveyors used in an amusement ride or attraction.

    1.4 This practice includes an appendix (non-mandatory), which provides additional information (for example, rationale, background, interpretations, drawings, commentary, and so forth) to improve the user’s understanding and application of the criteria presented in this practice. The appendix information shall not be interpreted as mandatory design criteria.

    1.5 Units—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.

    1.6 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.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.200.40 (Playgrounds); 97.220.40 (Outdoor and water sports equipment)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F3158-16

    Citation Format

    ASTM F3158-16, Standard Practice for Patron Transportation Conveyors Used with a Water Related Amusement Ride or Device, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2016, www.astm.org

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