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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Footwear should be designed, constructed, and manufactured so that a metatarsal impact guard is positioned asm over the protective toe cap and extended to cover the metatarsal bone area. Chain saw cut resistance. Footwear should protect the foot area between the toe and lower leg when operating a chain saw. The ASTM F label uses a specific four-line format to identify the type of footwear and the hazards it protects against:.
While a steel toe is not required, a protective toe cap should be a permanent part of the footwear.
The outsole and heel of this footwear is made with non-conductive materials, shock resistant. 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 asmt protecting against the specific hazard.
A puncture resistant plate should be positioned between the insole and outsole and made an integral and permanent part of the footwear. Footwear conforming to this specification shall meet the performance requirements for the following: The protection provided is described on the label f2413-5 the abbreviation shown below. Work Item s – proposed astn of this standard.
Puncture resistance of footwear bottoms. Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard. Impact resistance for the toe area of footwear.
Metatarsal protection is also identified as Class 50 men and women and Class 75 men and women. Requirements are as follows: 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. A label should include the components listed in the examples shown below. Lines 3 and 4: Compression resistance for the toe area of footwear.
Footwear worn by female worker which has Class 75 impact resistance; Class 75 compression resistance, and Class 75 metatarsal impact resistance. The values given in parentheses are for information only. Referenced Documents satm separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. Identifies the specific types of hazards the footwear protects against. Protective footwear which complies to the performance requirement aztm F issued in It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. This specification covers the f2413-055 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.
These examples are taken directly from ASTM The ASTM F label uses a specific four-line format to identify the type of footwear and the hazards it protects against: Requirements are as follows:. The label must list the requirements the footwear meets, as demonstrated by the examples above. The test with the lowest score is the test result applied to the footwear classification.
ASTM F – 05 Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Foot Protection
Class 75 men and women and Class 50 men and atm. Footwear may protect against nine categories. Compression resistance is classified the same way as impact resistance: Puncture resistant footwear Footwear which is chain saw cut resistant. Class 75 pounds for men, Class 75 for women, Class 50 pounds for men, and class 50 for men.
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 ast. 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. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.
SD footwear should reduce the excess static electricity by conducting the charge from body to ground while simultaneously maintaining a high level of resistance to protect the wearer. aetm
Footwear worn by male worker which has Class 50 impact resistance and Class 50 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 to provide accidental insulation if accidental contact is made with electrical conductors or circuits. Four classifications of impact resistance are listed: It also describes the testing procedure used. Footwear worn by male worker which has a Class 75 impact resistance and a Class 75 compression resistance.