Work Item
ASTM WK84811

New Test Method for Measuring Impact Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing

1. Scope

This test method covers the measurement of the impact resistance of material used in protective clothing when mounted on an anvil and subjected to an impacting force.


dorsal impact; impact resistance; protective clothing


Test method would measure impact resistance. This test method would be used by ISEA 138 to determine performance levels of impact resistant gloves used in industrial and other applications.

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


Developed by Subcommittee: F23.20

Committee: F23

Staff Manager: Mary Mikolajewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 01-13-2023

Technical Contact: Andrew Funk