Originated in by a group of railway engineers, to deal with issues concerning their steel rails, ASTM International has become one of the largest classification and standards developing organization in the world. Standards and classifications are developed within voluntary member committees. To demonstrate a product fulfills the terms of a standard, a product can be tested by an independent testing laboratory. The laboratory will then issue a full report with confirmation of the compliance. ASTM International developed this standard to reduce the risk of drowning of children under five years of age. Perimeter Deflection Tests for entry or entrapment between the cover and the side of the pool.
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It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. ASTM International developed this standard to reduce the risk of drowning of children under five years of age.
Please first verify your email before subscribing to alerts. Experts agree that multiple layers of protection offer the best protection satm drowning and near drowning incidents. Additionally, the netting does not hold or absorb water. Labeling must contain the proper warnings as described by the Standard and identify the product as a safety cover. In addition, if your house is the fourth side of your pool fence, the fence may not help at all.
Add to Alert PDF. Talk to a live rep. Meeting labeling requirements for all covers for swimming pools, spas and hot tubs. To qualify as a safety cover you must comply with the specific astj of the Standard which include performance tests and labeling requirements.
EconoShield covers are not compliant with the standard at this time. Will this cover satisfy my local building code requirements for a safety cover? The most at risk are children under 5 years of age so always be extra vigilant with children in this age group. The values in parentheses are f for information only. Contrary to popular belief, UL Listing is not necessary to comply with most building codes. Already Subscribed to this document.
The answer is yes! The laboratory will then issue a full report with confirmation of the compliance. A perimeter safety fence or t Door alarms for the house and a sophisticated pool-alarm system. Katchakid installation technicians go through an intensive, rigorous certification program in order to meet strict company standards. And since an automatic cover isolates hides the water from view, the natural attraction that water poses to most children is eliminated.
Four Questions to Consider. Correctly chemically treated with laboratory-developed maximum UV-stabilized inhibitors, making the netting resilient to pool acid and pool chemicals. In order to legitimately bear awtm safety label, a f must be able to pass the tests that satisfy the performance standards of ASTM F Interested in our products? Standards and classifications are developed within voluntary member committees. Professional Corporation Katchakid carries comprehensive liability insurance and is fully licensed and bonded.
We can provide inspectors with third-party documentation demonstrating that the SpaMate meets safety requirements and qstm with ASTM Standard. As the voice of the U. Always replace your cover after swimming.
Read More At Our Blog. Heat-Set Mesh Squares Only Katchakid uses a stented net -stretched and heat-set to create stable, uniform mesh sizes. Visit Latham Pool Products on: Barriers are not childproof, and nothing takes the place of adult supervision…but certain types of barriers provide layers of protection for a child who strays from supervision.
Please first log in with a verified email before subscribing to alerts. Demonstration that f opening in the cover is sufficiently small and strong enough to prevent the test object being passed through.
Power Safety Covers, typically found on swimming pools; 2. Manual Safety Covers, such as the SpaMate and 3. Other Covers, which do not serve as a barrier for children under the age of five and do not qualify as a safety cover. Non-safety covers can meet ASTM standards if they comply with the labeling requirements. To qualify as a safety cover you must comply with the specific requirements of the Standard which include performance tests and labeling requirements. There are also requirements to include labeling in consumer information such as the warranty , and on the cover itself. Labeling must contain the proper warnings as described by the Standard , and identify the product as a safety cover.
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Dilkree Katchakid installation technicians go through an intensive, rigorous certification program in order to meet strict company standards. Labeling must contain the proper warnings as described by the Standardand identify the product as asm safety cover. As the voice of the U. The values in parentheses are given for information only. All pool safety asstm are supplementary pool safety aids and not a substitute for the undivided and constant supervision of an adult.
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