ASTM-F2571 Standard Test Methods for Evaluating Design and Performance Characteristics of Fitness Equipment

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1.1 These test methods specify procedures and apparatus used for testing and evaluating fitness equipment for compliance to Specification F2276. Both design and operational parameters will be evaluated. Where possible and applicable, accepted test methods from other recognized bodies will be used and referenced.

1.2 It is the intent of this standard to specify test methods for fitness products for use by individuals age 13 and above.

1.3 Requirements—Fitness Equipment is to be tested for all of the following parameters:

1.3.1 Stability.

1.3.2 Edge and Corner Sharpness.

1.3.3 Tube Ends and Holes.

1.3.4 Function of Adjustments and Locking Mechanisms.

1.3.5 Handgrip Design and Retention.

1.3.6 Foot Supports.

1.3.7 Load Development and Transmitting Systems.

1.3.8 Chain and Gear Drive Design.

1.3.9 Entrapment Zones and Guarding.

1.3.10 Loading:

1.3.10.1 Intrinsic Loading.

1.3.10.2 Extrinsic Loading.

1.3.10.3 Handlebar Loading.

1.3.10.4 Endurance Loading.

(1) Seat frame endurance loading.

1.3.11 Switch and switch actuation mechanism endurance.

1.3.12 Electrical Guarding.

1.3.13 Maximum Surface Temperature.

1.3.14 Documentation and Warnings Verification.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.

1.5 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Keywords

fitness equipment;; ICS Number Code 97.220.30 (Indoor sports equipment)

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15.07 (Sports Equipment and Facilities; Pedestrian/Walkway Safety and Footwear; Amusement Rides and Devices; Snow Skiing)

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97.220.30 (Indoor sports equipment Including equipment for gymnastics, volleyball, basketball, handball, home sports trainers, etc.)

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Document Number

ASTM-F2571-15

Revision Level

2015 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Aug. 15, 2015

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

9 pages

Committee Number

F08.30