MANUAL Published: 2016

Detention and Correctional Facilities: History and Relevance of ASTM Standards

Author(s): ["James A. Stapleton, Jr."]

Gain insights from industry practitioners creating the technical bases of standards that are keeping our correctional facilities safe. This new manual details over five decades of research, analysis, and debate.

This research is vital to creating the security products, materials and systems that will provide a safe environment for occupants and staff.

ASTM Committee F33 maintains 14 standards addressing:

– Test methods of opening assemblies, walls and ceilings
– Selection guides for security controls
– Fire testing of cushioning materials for bunks

This manual also provides commentary on plans for the development of 16 new standards. Stay informed on the future of standards development in the corrections industry.

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Developed by Committee: F33
Pages: 70
DOI: 10.1520/MNL76-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-7084-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7083-4