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AS 4663-2013


Slip resistance measurement of existing pedestrian surfaces

Sets out methods of measuring the frictional characteristics of existing pedestrian surfaces in wet and dry conditions.
Published: 28/06/2013
Pages: 33
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About this publication
1 Scope
2 Application
3 Normative references
4 Definitions
5 Test methods
5.1 Frictional characteristics
5.2 Coefficient of friction (COF) of dry surfaces
6 Interpretation of test results
Appendix A
A1 Scope
A2 Carpets
A3 Principle
A4 Apparatus
A4.1 Pendulum friction tester
A4.2 Rubber sliders
A4.2.1 General
A4.2.2 Slider material
A4.3 Water spray bottle
A4.4 Thermometer
A4.5 Abrasive paper
A4.6 Lapping film
A4.7 Cleaning agents
A5 Preparation for testing
A5.1 Equipment adjustment
A5.2 Conditioning rubber sliders
A5.3 Environmental conditions
A5.4 Testing conditions
A5.4.1 General
A5.4.2 Test surface
A6 Procedure
A7 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 testing
B5.1 Equipment conditioning
B5.2 Calibration of FFT
B5.3 Conditioning of slider
B5.4 Test surface
B5.4.1 General
B5.4.2 Coefficient of friction (COF)
B5.4.3 Test location
B6 Procedure
B7 Report
Appendix C
C1 Scope
C2 Examples of wet pendulum calculations
C3 Examples of dry floor friction calculations
Cited references in this standard
CEN/TS 16165
Determination of Slip resistance of Pedestrian Surfaces—Methods of Evaluation
BS 7976-3
Pendulum testers, Part 3: Method of calibration
Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic — Determination of indentation hardness — Part 1: Durometer method (Shore hardness)
Slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials
Methods of test for elastomers, Method 15.1: International rubber hardness
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