1 | Page. ASTM. American Society For Testing and Materials. F Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Foot. Protection. Abstract. items Free shipping BOTH ways on Shoes, from our vast selection of styles. Fast delivery, and 24/7/ real-person service with a smile. Click or call. Learn about ASTM footwear standards and how to properly read a label. The 11 after the dash signifies the footwear meets the ASTM F or F
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SD footwear should reduce the excess static electricity asym conducting the charge from body to ground while simultaneously maintaining a high level of resistance to protect the wearer. Footwear may protect against nine categories.
ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date. This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. Footwear worn by female worker which has Class 75 impact resistance; Class 75 compression resistance, and Class 75 metatarsal impact resistance.
The numbered section at the end of each description provides a reference to the section in ASTM that describes the performance requirements a product must meet before it can be labeled as protecting against the specific hazard. Footwear worn by male worker which has a Class 75 impact resistance and a Class 75 compression resistance.
It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. Footwear should be designed, constructed, and manufactured so that a metatarsal impact guard is positioned partially over the protective toe cap and extended to cover the metatarsal bone area. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard. The label must list the requirements the footwear meets, as demonstrated by the examples above.
It also describes the testing procedure used. Identifies the specific types of hazards the footwear protects against. Chain saw cut resistance. The protection provided is described on the label using the abbreviation shown below.
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It is the asrm of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices f2431-05 determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. The ASTM F label uses a specific four-line format to identify the type of footwear and the hazards it protects against: The test with the lowest score is the test result applied to the footwear classification.
A puncture resistant plate should be positioned between the insole and outsole and made an integral and permanent part of the footwear.
Four classifications of impact resistance are listed: Metatarsal protection is also identified as Class 50 men and women and Class 75 men and women. This specification covers the minimum design, performance, testing, and classification requirements, and prescribes fit, function, and performance criteria for footwear designed to be worn to provide protection against a variety of workplace hazards that can potentially result in injury.
While a steel toe is not required, a protective toe cap should be a permanent part of the footwear. Puncture resistance of footwear bottoms. The ASTM F label uses a specific four-line format to identify the type of footwear and the hazards it protects against:.
Class 75 pounds for f213-05, Class 75 for women, Class 50 pounds for men, and class 50 for men. Footwear worn by male worker which has Class 50 impact resistance and Class 50 compression resistance.
Compression resistance for the toe area of footwear. Footwear should be designed, constructed, and manufactured to provide accidental insulation if accidental contact is made with electrical conductors or circuits. Impact resistance for the toe area of footwear. A label should include the components listed in the examples shown below. Footwear should protect the foot area between the toe and lower leg when operating a chain saw. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
Lines 3 and 4: ASTM F covers the minimum design, performance, testing, labeling, and classification requirements, and prescribes fit, function, and performance criteria for footwear designed to be worn to provide protection against a variety of workplace hazards that can potentially result in injury. Puncture resistant footwear Footwear which is chain saw cut resistant. It is not the intention of this specification to serve as a detailed manufacturing or purchasing specification, but can be referenced in purchase contracts to ensure that minimum performance requirements are met.
Footwear need not meet all of the below requirements to conform to ASTM F, but should clearly state which of the requirements the footwear meets.
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Footwear conforming to this specification shall meet the performance requirements for the following: Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard. Requirements are as follows:. Requirements are as follows: Historical Version s – f24133-05 previous versions of standard.
Compression resistance is classified the same way as astmm resistance: The outsole and heel of this footwear is made with non-conductive materials, shock resistant.
These examples are taken directly from ASTM Protective footwear which complies to the performance requirement of F issued in Work Item s – proposed revisions of this standard.