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USA: ASTM F2106-12 has been updated to F2106-18

august 2018- Relevant for: hardlines

In July, ASTM F2106-12 for motorized treadmill has been revised to F2106-181.

In the new revision, ASTM F2106-18 expands its coverage with multiple changes to the document as result of adding inclusive fitness requirements.

Key changes of the revised standard are as follows:

  • Multiple changes to document as result of adding inclusive fitness requirements (refer to section 7).
  • Section 6.2, replaced EN 957-3, test probes with F2277.
  • Section 6, redefined precision and bias criteria.
  • New performance and structural requirements are introduced under Section 6.6 Control for various different stop devices, for example: emergency stop appearance and location (6.6.3, 6.6.4), push button stop switch size and color (6.6.5, 6.6.6), pull cord (6.6.7, 6.6.8, 6.6.9 and 6.6.10) as described in F2115.
  • Section 7 Additional Universal Design and Construction Requirements to Test Method F3022 for Inclusive Use by Persons with Functional Limitations and Impairments.
  • Added referenced test methods: F2277, F3021, and F3022.



[1] ASTM F2106-18

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