ASTM F779 - 12(2018)

    Standard Test Method for Torsion Characteristic of Alpine Skis

    Active Standard ASTM F779 | Developed by Subcommittee: F27.30

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07


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    Significance and Use

    3.1 This test method provides a means for determining the torsional stiffness of Alpine skis. It is not intended to evaluate the data with regard to the quality of the ski.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the measurement of ski forebody torsion and ski afterbody torsion of adult Alpine skis.

    1.2 No limitation to ski size is proposed. This test method is applicable to all Alpine skis.

    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.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.220.20 (Winter sports equipment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 49151500(Skiing and snowboarding equipment)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F0779-12R18

    Citation Format

    ASTM F779-12(2018), Standard Test Method for Torsion Characteristic of Alpine Skis, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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