Standard Practice for Accelerated Aging of Inflatable Restraint Fabrics
|Publication Date:||10 April 2002|
|ICS Code (Crash protection and restraint systems):||43.040.80|
|ICS Code (Textile fabrics):||59.080.30|
This practice describes the procedures for the accelerated aging of inflatable restraint fabrics when required as a preparatory step for other test methods.
In Section 7, this practice lists four methods for conducting accelerated aging that are of concern to the design and manufacture of inflatable restraints. They are as follows:
This practice may be used in conjunction with other ASTM test methods when subsequent tests of physical properties are required of aged fabric specimens.
Procedures and apparatus other than those stated in this practice may be used by agreement between the purchaser and the supplier with the specific deviations from the standard practice acknowledged in the report.
The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other.
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.