ASTM International - ASTM F1544-99
Standard Specification for Determining the Rating Velocities of an Archery Bow
|Publication Date:||10 November 1999|
|ICS Code (Outdoor and water sports equipment):||97.220.40|
1.1 This specification covers the testing technique to determine the rating velocity of an archery bow.
1.2 This specification will provide only a certification of performance; that is, the velocity at which a given bow will launch an arrow of a specified weight under standard conditions.
1.3 This specification is not intended to provide any engineering or structural evaluation of the bow that would determine its fitness for the use intended, safe function, or any other attribute except as stated.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.5 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 4, of this specification: 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.