ASTM F2992 - Cut Resistance
ArcWear is accredited to perform ASTM F2992, Standard Test Method for Measuring Cut Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing with Tomodynamometer (TDM-100) Test Equipment which is similar to ISO 13997:1999(en) Protective clothing — Mechanical properties — Determination of resistance to cutting by sharp objects . The ASTM 2992 standard is the sole glove cut test method cited for use by the ANSI 105 American National Standard for Hand Protection Classification.
Fabrics for cut resistant sleeves can also be evaluated using these test methods.
ArcWear is listed as a suggested, accredited laboratory for those supplying to the National Hockey League (NHL).
ArcWear is ISO 17025 accredited lab for this test.
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Contact us with questions on cut testing and ISO 13997 or ASTM F2992.