ASTM F2878 Test Fixture | GF2878-1189

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ASTM F2878 Test Fixture | GF2878-1189

Specifications

Model #
GF2878-1189
GF2878-1189 test fixture meets ASTM F2878 requirements for hypodermic needle to penetrate through protective clothing material. ASTM F2878 is used for determining the force required to cause a hypodermic needle to penetrate through protective clothing material. It defines three common hypodermic needles - 21-, 25-, 28- gauge needles - to evaluate puncture resistance of protective clothing. ASTM F2878 is used to determine the force required to cause a sharp-edged hypodermic needle to penetrate through protective clothing material. The standard describes three needles that may be used: 21-, 25-, or 28-gauge needles.