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ASTM International - ASTM F2878-10

Standard Test Method for Protective Clothing Material Resistance to Hypodermic Needle Puncture

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 November 2010
Status: inactive
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Protective clothing): 13.340.10
significance And Use:

This test method evaluates puncture resistance of protective clothing materials which may include: plastics or elastomeric films, coated fabrics, flexible materials, laminates, leathers or textile... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method is used to determine the force required to cause a sharp-edged puncture probe (hypodermic needle) to penetrate through protective clothing material. The standard describes three test probes that may be used: 21-, 25-, or 28-gauge needles.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 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.

abstract:

This test method is used for determining the force required to cause a hypodermic needle to penetrate through protective clothing material. It defines three common hypodermic needles - 21-, 25-,... View More

Document History

February 1, 2019
Standard Test Method for Protective Clothing Material Resistance to Hypodermic Needle Puncture
1.1 This test method is used to determine the force required to cause a sharp-edged hypodermic needle to penetrate through protective clothing material. The standard describes three needles that may...
ASTM F2878-10
November 1, 2010
Standard Test Method for Protective Clothing Material Resistance to Hypodermic Needle Puncture
This test method evaluates puncture resistance of protective clothing materials which may include: plastics or elastomeric films, coated fabrics, flexible materials, laminates, leathers or textile...
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