ASTM F2416 - 06(2011) Standard Specification for Protective Headgear Used in Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices

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Source: ASTM International

This specification covers performance requirements for protective headgear used in electric personal assistive mobility devices. Anvils shall be used for impact test of helmets. Impact velocities and peak acceleration shall be measured from the test. Helmet shall be impacted based on the prescribed impact site, position, orientation, and projection.

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1. Scope

1.1 This specification covers performance requirements for helmets manufactured for users of electric personal assistive mobility devices.

1.2 All testing and requirements of this specification shall be in accordance with Test Methods F1446, except where noted in this specification.

1.3 Partial utilization of this specification is prohibited. Any statement of compliance with this specification shall be a certification that the product meets all of the requirements of the specification in its entirety. A product that fails to meet any one of the requirements of this specification is considered to have failed the specification and should not be sold with any indication that it meets parts of the specification.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
F1446 Test Methods for Equipment and Procedures Used in Evaluating the Performance Characteristics of Protective Headgear

Index Terms

electric personal assistive mobility device; helmet; protective headgear; Headgear (protective); Personal assistive mobility devices

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 13.340.20 (Head protective equipment)

DOI: 10.1520/F2416-06R11

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