ASTM International - ASTM F1642-03
Standard Test Method for Glazing and Glazing Systems Subject to Airblast Loadings
|Publication Date:||1 November 2003|
|ICS Code (Mechanical testing):||19.060|
|ICS Code (Glass in building):||81.040.20|
1.1 This test method sets forth procedures for the evaluation of the resistance of glazing or glazing systems against airblast loadings.
1.2 This test method allows for glazings to be tested with or without framing systems.
1.3 This test method is designed to test all glazings and glazing systems, including those fabricated from glass, plastic, glass-clad plastics, laminated glass, glass/plastic glazing materials, and film-backed glass.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.
1.5 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. See Section 8 for specific hazards statements.