ASTM-F1162 › Standard Specification for Pole Vault Landing Systems
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1.1 This specification covers minimum requirements of size, physical characteristics of materials, standard testing procedures, labeling and identification of pole vault landing systems.
1.2 Units—The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.
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.
Significance and Use
6.1 The dynamic data obtained with the procedures given in this specification measure the cushioning properties of the pole vault landing systems tested.
6.2 The size of the pole vault landing system is specified with respect to the kinematics of body movement.
impact testing; landing mat; pole vault; pole vault pad; pole vault mat; pole vaulting;; ICS Number Code 97.220.10 (Sports facilities)
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April 1, 2018