Key Standardized Tests Provided By ASET

We offer a wide variety of tests to existing international standards. This is a list of the most common standards. If you have a testing need related to sports surfacing please contact us even if you don’t see your standard listed; we have developed equipment to expand our testing capabilities numerous times.


  • E303 – Standard test method for measuring surface frictional properties using the British Pendulum Tester
  • F355 – Standard test method for impact attenuation of playing surface systems and materials
  • E648 – Standard test method for critical radiant flux of floor-covering systems using a radiant heat energy source
  • F970 – Standard test method for static load limit
  • F1018 – Standard specification for competition wrestling mats
  • F1162 – Standard specification for pole vault landing systems
  • F1292 – Standard specification for impact attenuation of surfacing materials within the use zone of playground equipment
  • F1936- Standard specification for determination for impact attenuation of turf playing systems as measured in the field
  • F2117 – Standard test method for vertical rebound characteristics of sports surface/ball systems; acoustical measurement
  • F2157 – Standard specification for synthetic surfaced running track
  • F2374 – Standard Practice for Design, Manufacture, Operation and Maintenance of Inflatable Amusement Devices
  • F2440 – Standard specification for indoor wall/feature padding
  • F2569 – Standard test method for evaluating the force reduction properties of surfaces for athletic use
  • F2772 – Standard specification for athletic performance properties of indoor sports floor systems
  • F2970 – Standard practice for Design, Manufacture, Installation, Operation, Maintenance, Inspection and Major Modification of Trampoline Courts
  • F3198 – Standard test method for measuring force reduction, vertical deformation, and energy restitution of synthetic turf systems using the advanced artificial athlete
  • D3575 – Standard test method for flexible cellular materials made from olefin polymers (impact testing only)
  • D412 – Standard test methods for vulcanized rubber and thermoplastic elastomers – Tension
  • D1044 – Standard test method for resistance of transparent plastics to surface abrasion
  • D4060 – Standard test method for abrasion resistance of organic coating by the Taber Abraser
  • D2240 – Standard test method for Rubber property – Durometer Hardness
  • E662 – Standard test method for specific optical density of smoke generated by solid materials\


  • DIN 18032-2 – (1991 and 2001 versions) – Sport halls – Halls for gymnastics, games and multi-purpose use – Part 2: Floors for sporting activities; Requirements, testing
  • DIN 18035-6 (2014) – Sports grounds – Part 6: Synthetic surfaces (running tracks, etc)
  • DIN 18035-7 (2014) – Sports grounds – Part 7: Synthetic turf areas


  • EN 14904 -Surfaces for sports areas – Indoor Surfaces for multi-sports use – Specification
  • EN 1270 – Playing field equipment – Basketball equipment – functional and safety requirements, test methods
  • EN 660 – Resilient floor coverings – determination of wear resistance
  • EN 1969 – Surfaces for sports areas – determination of thickness of synthetic sports surfaces
  • EN 136036-4 Road and airfield surface characteristics – Test methods – Part 4: Method for measurement of slip/skid resistance of a surface – The pendulum test
  • EN 12235 – Surface for sports areas – Determination of vertical ball behavior
  • EN 14808 – Surface for sports areas – Determination of shock absorption
  • EN 14809 – Surface for sports areas – Determination of vertical deformation
  • EN 1516 – Surfaces for sports areas Determination of resistance to indentation
  • EN 1417 – Surfaces for sports areas – Determination of resistance to impact
  • EN 1469 – Surfaces for sports areas – Determination of the behavior under a rolling load
  • EN 13645 – Surfaces for sports areas – Determination of specular reflectance
  • EN ISO 2813 – Paints and varnishes – Measurement of specular gloss of non metallic paint films at 20 °, 60 ° and 85°
  • EN 433 – Resilient floor coverings. Determination of residual indentation after static loading
  • EN 916 – Gymnastic equipment. Vaulting boxes. Requirements and test methods including safety


  • E1.26 – Entertainment Technology – Recommended Testing Methods and Values of Shock Absorption of Floors Used in Live Performance Venues
    • Also used by PLASA (Performance Lighting and Sound Association)


  • 5470 – Rubber – or plastics – coated fabrics — Determination of abrasion resistance — Part 2: Martindale abrader
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