ASTM F1346-91 PDF

ASTM (American Society of Testing and Materials) has developed a standard for Pool & Spa Covers. This Standard, (ASTM F ), establishes three cover. Designation: F – 91 (Reapproved ). Standard Performance Specification for. Safety Covers and Labeling Requirements for All Covers for. Swimming. Coverstar Automatic Covers and UL / ASTM standard F All Coverstar cover systems including the Eclipse (CS SS), CS (CS ), Leading .

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Your Alert Profile lists the documents that will be monitored. Here are several studies: Call us at EconoShield covers are not compliant with the standard at this time. The values in parentheses are given for information only.

Read More At Our Blog. ASTM International developed this standard to reduce the risk of drowning of children under five years of age.

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Meeting labeling requirements for all covers for swimming pools, spas and hot tubs. To demonstrate a product fulfills the terms of a standard, a product can be tested by an independent testing laboratory. Our East Store Has Moved. Will this cover satisfy my local building code requirements for a safety cover?


Power Safety Covers, typically found on swimming pools; 2. SpaMate covers have been tested by an independent lab. A perimeter safety fence or wall. Non-safety covers can meet ASTM standards if they comply with the labeling requirements.

Barriers f1346-911 not childproof, r1346-91 nothing takes the place of adult supervision…but certain types of barriers provide layers of protection for a child who strays from supervision.

Spa Cover ASTM Safety Specification

Labeling must contain the ast, warnings as described by the Standardand identify the product as a safety cover. Standards and classifications are developed within voluntary member committees. As the voice of the U. Please first log in with a verified email before subscribing to alerts. Add to Alert PDF.

Spa Cover ASTM Safety Specification

State and city building inspectors, day care and adoption officials often request proof of compliance to the ASTM F standard.

There are also requirements to include labeling in satm information and on the cover itself. The laboratory will then issue a full report with confirmation of the compliance. Schedule a Free Consultation. Sophisticated Pool Alarms that utilize infra-red technology and sound a warning when an object disturbs the surface of the water, certainly help, but false alarms are common and drowning t1346-91 reveal a couple of frightening facts:.


Download a printable PDF: In addition, if your house is the aastm side of your pool fence, the fence may not help at all. In other areas, building inspectors have approved permits when the SpaMate cover is used.

In order to legitimately bear a safety label, a cover must be able to pass the tests that satisfy the performance standards of ASTM F Covers must be able to pass tests such as static load tests for weight support, perimeter deflection tests for entry or entrapment between the cover and the side of the spa, and surface drainage tests to see if a dangerous amount of rain could collect on the cover’s surface.

We can provide inspectors with third-party documentation demonstrating that the SpaMate meets safety requirements and complies with ASTM Standard.