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USGNN Original StoryASTM Adds New Work Item Involving Human Impact on Commercial Skylights to Website

ASTM International, originally known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), has added a new work item involving human impact on commercial skylights to its website.

The goal of the new work item is to "develop, formulate and improve standard methods of tests that simulate falls of persons onto skylights (and smoke vents) for human impact resistance under natural conditions of exposure and provide information for code and standards officials on which performance standards can be established."

This standard is being developed by the E06.51 subcommittee, and is being monitored by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) technical staff.

CLICK HERE to view the new work item.

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