UL 1384:2017 free download

UL 1384:2017 free download

UL 1384:2017 free download Helmets for equestrian activities
1 Scope
This European Standard specifies requirement for protective helmets that can have a peak, for people involved in equestrian activities.
It gives safety requirements that include methods of test and levels. Requirements and the corresponding methods of test are given for the following:
— construction, including field of vision;
— shock absorbing properties;
— resistance to penetration;
— lateral deformation ;
— retention system properties
— deflection of peak (if fitted);
— marking and information;
— use of headforms in accordance with EN 960:2006.
2 Normative references
The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.
EN 960:2006, Headforms for use in the testing of protective helmets
EN 1811, Reference test method for release of nickel from the post assemblies which are inserted into pierced parts of the human body and articles intended to come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin
EN 13087-1:2000, Protective helmets – Test methods – Part 1: Conditions and conditioning
EN 13087-2:2012, Protective helmets – Test methods – Part 2: Shock absorption
EN 13087-3, Protective helmets – Test methods – Part 3: Resistance to penetration
EN 13087-4, Protective helmets – Test methods – Part 4: Retention system effectiveness
EN 13087-5, Protective helmets – Test methods – Part 5: Retention system strength
EN 13087-6, Protective helmets – Test methods – Part 6: Field of vision
EN ISO 7500-1, Metallic materials — Calibration and verification of static uniaxial testing machines — Part 1: Tension/compression testing machines — Calibration and verification of the force-measuring system
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
material that provides the hard outer case of the helmet
protective padding (liner)
padding material provided to absorb impact energy
comfort padding or size padding
padding material provided to ensure comfortable and correct fit
headband or other head fitting and those internal parts of the helmet other than the padding, which are in contact with the head
retention system
complete assembly by means of which the helmet is maintained in position on the head, including any devices for adjustment of the system or to enhance the wearer’s comfort
lace used by a wearer for making adjustments to the fit of the cradle on the head
chin strap
part of the retention system consisting of a strap that passes under the wearer’s jaw to keep the helmet in position
chin cup
cup mounted on the retention system to locate the strap on the point of the wearer’s chin
helmet type
category of helmets which do not differ in such essential respects as the material, construction of the helmet, retention system or protective padding
Note 1 to entry Difference in sizes in itself does not constitute different helmet types.