ASTM International - ASTM F1679-00

Standard Test Method for Using a Variable Incidence Tribometer (VIT)

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 March 2000
Status: historical
Page Count: 2
ICS Code (Footwear): 61.060
scope:

1.1 This test method covers the operational procedures for using a variable incidence tribometer (VIT) for determining the slip resistance of footwear sole, heel, or related materials (test feet) against planar walkway surfaces or walkway surrogates (test surfaces) in either the laboratory or field under dry, wet, or contaminated conditions. This test method does not address all methodological issues (for example, test surface and test foot material selection and preparation, experimental design, or report preparation).

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

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

Document History

September 1, 2004
Standard Test Method for Using a Variable Incidence Tribometer (VIT)
1.1 This test method covers the operational procedures for using a variable incidence tribometer (VIT) for determining the slip resistance of planar walkway surfaces or walkway surrogates (test...
September 1, 2004
Standard Test Method for Using a Variable Incidence Tribometer (VIT) (Withdrawn 2006)
1.1 This test method covers the operational procedures for using a variable incidence tribometer (VIT) for determining the slip resistance of planar walkway surfaces or walkway surrogates (test...
ASTM F1679-00
March 10, 2000
Standard Test Method for Using a Variable Incidence Tribometer (VIT)
1.1 This test method covers the operational procedures for using a variable incidence tribometer (VIT) for determining the slip resistance of footwear sole, heel, or related materials (test feet)...
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