Standard Test Method for Using a Portable Inclineable Articulated Strut Slip Tester (PIAST)
|Publication Date:||1 May 2005|
|ICS Code (Footwear):||61.060|
This test method covers the operational procedures for using a portable inclinable articulated strut slip tester (PIAST) for determining the slip resistance of footwear sole, heel, or related materials (test feet) against planar walkway surfaces or walkway surrogates (test surfaces) in either the laboratory or the field under dry, wet, or contaminated conditions.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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.