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ASTM F1577

Standard Test Methods for Detention Locks for Swinging Doors

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 February 2005
Status: active
Page Count: 26
ICS Code (Building accessories): 91.190
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These test methods cover the apparatus, procedures, and acceptance conditions for evaluating the normal operational performance and the performance characteristics under assault conditions of locks used in swinging door assemblies in detention and correctional institutions. Thus, they give only an indication of the performance characteristics of locks in actual service. Such variables as installation and maintenance conditions are not considered.

It is the intent of these test methods to help ensure that detention locks perform at or above minimum acceptable levels to control passage to unauthorized or secure areas, to confine inmates, and to delay and frustrate escape attempts and resist vandalism. It is recognized that in order to meet the intent of these test methods, door and frame assemblies must be compatible with the level of performance required by Test Methods F1450.

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

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

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM F1577
February 1, 2005
Standard Test Methods for Detention Locks for Swinging Doors
These test methods cover the apparatus, procedures, and acceptance conditions for evaluating the normal operational performance and the performance characteristics under assault conditions of locks...
February 1, 2005
Standard Test Methods for Detention Locks for Swinging Doors
These test methods cover the apparatus, procedures, and acceptance conditions for evaluating the normal operational performance and the performance characteristics under assault conditions of locks...
February 1, 2005
Standard Test Methods for Detention Locks for Swinging Doors
These test methods cover the apparatus, procedures, and acceptance conditions for evaluating the normal operational performance and the performance characteristics under assault conditions of locks...
December 10, 2001
Standard Test Methods for Detention Locks for Swinging Doors
These test methods cover the apparatus, procedures, and acceptance conditions for evaluating the normal operational performance and the performance characteristics under assault conditions of locks...
September 10, 1996
Standard Test Methods for Detention Locks for Swinging Doors
1. Scope 1.1 These test methods cover the apparatus, procedures, and acceptance conditions for evaluating the normal operational performance and the performance characteristics under assault...
September 10, 1995
STANDARD TEST METHODS FOR DETENTION LOCKS FOR SWINGING DOORS
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January 15, 1995
STANDARD TEST METHODS FOR DETENTION LOCKS FOR SWINGING DOORS
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January 1, 1995
Standard Test Methods for Detention Locks for Swinging Doors
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