ASTM-F910 Standard Specification for Face Guards for Youth Baseball

ASTM-F910 - 2004 R15 EDITION - CURRENT
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This specification covers protective face guards designed to be attached to a pre-existing helmet for youth baseball. General requirements for protective face guards shall include mechanical strength, durability, flexibility, finish, padding, attachment system, and shall not cause skin irritation. The face guard shall undergo velocity and impact testing using apparatus such as headform and mounting, ball propelling device, and gage.

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Scope

1.1 This specification covers protective face guards for sports such as youth baseball (batters and baserunners).

1.2 This type of face guard is designed to be attached to a pre-existing helmet.

1.3 The equipment covered by this specification is intended to reduce hazards of injury to the face, including eyes and mouth, due to impacts from baseballs or softballs.

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

1.5 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 5, of this specification: 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

baseball; face guard; headform; helmet; NOCSAE; softball;; ICS Number Code 13.340.20 (Head protective equipment); 97.220.40 (Outdoor and water sports equipment)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

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

To find similar documents by classification:

13.340.20 (Head protective equipment Including helmets, eye-protectors, hearing protectors, ear muffs, teeth protectors and hoods.)

97.220.40 (Outdoor and water sports equipment Including equipment for mountaineering, football, tennis, swimming, diving, etc. Personal flotation devices (life jackets), see 13.340.70 Small craft, see 47.080)

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Document Number

ASTM-F910-04(2015)

Revision Level

2004 R15 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Reapproval

Publication Date

Aug. 1, 2015

Document Type

Specification

Page Count

6 pages

Committee Number

F08.53