Work Item
ASTM WK57850

New Guide for Field Measurement of the Reduction of Impact Sound from Heavy Impact Sources When Using Floor Coverings

1. Scope

The development of standards on the characteristics and performance of materials, products, systems and services relating to the acoustical environment and the promotion of related knowledge. The work of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM Committees and other organizations having mutual interest.


drop, impact, heavy, floor, sound, acoustic


guidance on field testing using heavy impact sources will provide an opportunity to communicate agreed upon best practices and pitfalls to avoid for successful data collection and reporting of results. user is likely to be consultant working on behalf of owners or architects

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


Developed by Subcommittee: E33.10

Committee: E33

Staff Manager: Kelly Paul

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 02-14-2017

Technical Contact: Ethan Bourdeau

Item: 004

Ballot: E33.10 (19-02)

Status: Will Reballot Item