Work Item
ASTM WK43830

New Test Method for Ballistic-Resistant Security Glazing Materials

1. Scope

To develop and standardize terminology, test methods, specifications, performance specifications, classifications, and practices for security systems, components and equipment for security of property and life and product counterfeit protection. This work shall be coordinated with other identified ASTM Technical Committees, organizations and individuals affected by and having an interest in the work of the Committee.

Keywords

ballistic impacts; ballistic penetration; ballistic resistant class; ballistic testing; ballistic threats; glazing classification; glazing tests; penetration; perforation; security glazing; security glazing materials; spall; witness panel

Rationale

Currently, there is no ASTM standard for ballistic assault of materials that is not coupled with forced entry. This standard has also been requested by the U.S. National Institute of Justice to aid in the replacement of their stadnard.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

Details

Developed by Subcommittee: F12.10

Committee: F12

Staff Manager: Frank McConnell

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 10-28-2013

Technical Contact: Julia Schimmelpenningh

Item: 001

Ballot: F12.10 (15-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: F12.10 (17-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 007

Ballot: F12 (17-03)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: F12 (18-03)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: F12 (19-06)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution