Standard Practice for Validation and Calibration of Walkway Tribometers Using Reference Surfaces
|Publication Date:||15 March 2011|
This practice is intended to establish the parameters for validation and calibration of walkway tribometers.
This practice provides a walkway tribometer supplier with a procedure and suite of reference surfaces to validate his walkway tribometer by properly ranking and differentiating the surfaces.
This practice provides the user of a walkway tribometer with a procedure and suite of reference surfaces to test calibration of his instrument.
This practice describes the necessary materials, specifications, and the cleaning process for reference materials, as well as the requirements for the validation of a supplier's walkway tribometer and calibration of a user's walkway tribometer.
This practice applies to walkway tribometers without reference to the nature of the scale of the readings produced by them. The scale used in the reports of validation and calibration must be the same, and are to be those of the instrument or defined for the instrument.
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only and are not considered standard.
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.