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AS 4586-2013


Slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials

Sets out means of classifying pedestrian surface materials according to their frictional characteristics.
Published: 28/06/2013
Pages: 53
Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope
2 Application
3 Normative references
4 Definitions
5 Classification of slip resistance
5.1 Slip resistance
5.2 Compliance
5.3 Means of demonstrating compliance
Appendix A
A1 Scope
A2 Carpets
A3 Ageing or wear
A4 Principle
A5 Apparatus
A5.1 Pendulum friction tester
A5.2 Sliders
A5.2.1 General
A5.2.2 Slider material
A5.3 Water spray bottle
A5.4 Thermometer
A5.5 Abrasive paper
A5.6 Lapping film
A5.7 Cleaning agents
A6 Preparation of specimens for laboratory testing
A6.1 Equipment adjustment
A6.2 Conditioning of sliders
A6.3 Test specimen
A6.3.1 General
A6.3.2 Test sample
A6.3.3 Size of test specimen
A6.3.4 Preparation of test specimen
A7 Preparation for in situ testing of new surfaces
A7.1 Preparation of equipment
A7.2 Environmental conditions
A7.3 Conditioning
A7.4 Test surface
A7.5 General
A8 Procedure
A9 Report
Appendix B
B1 Scope
B2 Principle
B3 Apparatus
B3.1 Floor friction tester (FFT)
B3.2 Slider material
B3.3 Slider size and shape
B3.4 Abrasive paper
B3.5 Cleaning agents
B4 Slider assembly
B5 Preparation for laboratory testing
B5.1 Equipment conditioning
B5.2 Calibration of FFT
B5.3 Conditioning of slider
B5.4 Test specimen
B5.4.1 General
B5.4.2 Test samples
B5.4.3 Size of test samples
B5.4.4 Preparation of test specimen
B6 Preparation for in situ testing
B6.1 Preparation of the equipment
B6.2 Conditioning
B6.3 Test surface
B6.3.1 General
B6.3.2 Coefficient of friction (COF)
B6.3.3 Test sample
B7 Procedure
B8 Report
Appendix C
C1 Scope
C2 Principle
C3 Test persons
C4 Apparatus
C4.1 Inclined platform
C4.2 Test fluid
C4.3 Verification surfaces
C4.4 Test panels
C4.5 Basic walking procedure
C4.5.1 General
C4.5.2 Procedure
C4.6 Evaluation
C4.7 Quality group
C5 Report
Appendix D
D1 Scope
D2 Principle
D3 Test persons
D4 Apparatus
D4.1 Inclined platform (see Figure D1)
D4.2 Test fluid
D4.3 Verification boards
D4.4 Test shoe
D4.5 Test panels
D4.6 Basic walking procedure
D4.6.1 General
D4.6.2 Procedure
D4.7 Calibration (selection and familiarization of test persons)
D4.8 Procedure
D4.9 Evaluation of test covering
D4.10 Product classification
D5 Report
Appendix E
E1 Scope
E2 Principle
E3 Measurement of displacement space
E3.1 General
E3.2 Test apparatus
E3.3 Test piece
E3.4 Determination of density of paste
E3.5 Method
E3.6 Evaluation and assessment
E4 Report
Appendix F
F1 Scope
F2 Examples of wet pendulum calculations
F3 Examples of dry floor friction calculations
Amendment control sheet
Cited references in this standard
BS 7976-3
Pendulum testers, Part 3: Method of calibration
CEN/TS 16165
Determination of Slip Resistance of Pedestrian Surfaces—Methods of Evaluation
Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic — Determination of indentation hardness — Part 1: Durometer method (Shore hardness)
Slip resistance measurement of existing pedestrian surfaces
Quality control — Variables charts — Guide
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