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ASTM F510/F510M

Standard Test Method for Resistance to Abrasion of Resilient Floor Coverings Using an Abrader with a Grit Feed Method

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 November 2013
Status: inactive
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Floor coverings): 97.150
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This test method2 describes a laboratory procedure for determining the abrasion resistance of resilient flooring using an abrader with a grit feeder.3

The equipment used in this test method is a modification of the Taber abraser. The regular abrading wheels are replaced by leather clad brass wheels (rollers). As the specimen holder rotates, a grit-feeding device feeds 240-mesh aluminum oxide grit onto the specimen before it passes under the leather clad brass wheels. Using the vacuum system incorporated in the apparatus, the used grit and abraded material are removed after passing under both wheels.

This test method employs a rotary, rubbing action caused by loose abrasive grit and the two abrading wheels. One wheel rubs the specimen from the center outward and the other from the outside toward the center. The wheels traverse a complete circle and have an abrasive action on the rotating specimen at all angles. This action approaches the twisting action between shoe and floor that occurs when a person turns. The use of loose grit serves the function of an abradant and also aids in the rolling action characteristic of normal walking.

The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the 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.

2 This test method is described by W. E. Irwin in "Development of a Method to MeasureWear on Resilient Flooring," Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol 4, No. 1, January 1976, pp. 15-20.

Document History

May 1, 2020
Standard Test Method for Resistance to Abrasion of Resilient Floor Coverings Using an Abrader with a Grit Feed Method
This test method2 describes a laboratory procedure for determining the abrasion resistance of resilient flooring using an abrader with a grit feeder.3 The equipment used in this test method is a...
May 1, 2014
Standard Test Method for Resistance to Abrasion of Resilient Floor Coverings Using an Abrader with a Grit Feed Method
This test method2 describes a laboratory procedure for determining the abrasion resistance of resilient flooring using an abrader with a grit feeder.3  The equipment used in this test method is a...
ASTM F510/F510M
November 1, 2013
Standard Test Method for Resistance to Abrasion of Resilient Floor Coverings Using an Abrader with a Grit Feed Method
This test method2 describes a laboratory procedure for determining the abrasion resistance of resilient flooring using an abrader with a grit feeder.3 The equipment used in this test method is a...
June 15, 1993
Standard Test Method for Resistance to Abrasion of Resilient Floor Coverings Using an Abrader with a Grit Feed Method
This test method2 covers the laboratory procedure for determining the abrasion resistance of resilient flooring using an abrader with a grit feeder.3 The equipment used in this test method is a...
June 15, 1993
Standard Test Method for Resistance to Abrasion of Resilient Floor Coverings Using an Abrader with a Grit Feed Method
1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the laboratory procedure for determining the abrasion resistance of resilient flooring using an abrader with a grit feeder. 1.2 The equipment used in this test...
June 15, 1993
Standard Test Method for Resistance to Abrasion of Resilient Floor Coverings Using an Abrader with a Grit Feed Method
This test method(Footnote 2) covers the laboratory procedure for determining the abrasion resistance of resilient flooring using an abrader with a grit feeder.(Footnote 3) The equipment used in this...
February 27, 1981
STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR RESISTANCE TO ABRASION OF RESILIENT FLOOR COVERINGS USING AN ABRADER WITH A GRIT FEED METHOD
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