ANSI Z97.1-2009

ANSI Z97.1-2009

ANSI Z97.1-2009

ANSI Z97.1-2009 Safety Glazing Materials Used in Buildings – Safety Performance Specifications and Methods of Test

American National Standards Institute / 01-Nov-2009 / 56 pages
This ANSI Z97.1-2009 standard establishes the specifications and methods of test for the safety properties of safety glazing materials (glazing materials designed to promote safety and to reduce or minimize the likelihood of cutting and piercing injuries when the glazing materials are broken by human contact) as used for all building and architectural purposes.

ANSI Z97.1 – 2009
Revision of ANSI Z97.1-2004e
American National Standard for Safety Glazing Materials Used in Buildings – Safety Performance Specifications and Methods of Test

Secretariat
Glazing Industry Secretariat Committee
Approved by Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) Z97 November 2009 American National Standards Institute, Inc.

Table of Contents ANSI Z97.1-2009
1 Scope, Purpose, and Limitations ………………..3
1.1 Scope.. 3
1.2 Purpose. …………………….. 3
1.3 Limitations. …………………. 3
2 Referenced Standards ……..5
3 Definitions ……………………..7
4 Specimens to Be Tested……9
4.1 Condition of Specimens….. 9
4.2 Thickness of Specimens. … 9
4.3 Size Classification of Specimens. ……………… 10
4.4 Specimens for Impact Tests. ………………….. 10
4.5 Specimens for Boil Test… 10
4.6 Specimens for Weathering Tests……………… 11
4.7 Specimens for Modulus and Hardness Tests.. 11
5 Test Specifications…………12
5.1 Impact Test. ……………… 12
5.2 Center Punch Fragmentation Test ……………. 25
5.3 Boil Test for Laminated Glass. ………………… 26
5.4 Weathering Tests for Laminates, Organic-Coated Glass and Plastics…………………… 27
6 Marking of Safety Glazing Material …………..36
6.1 Label Content…………….. 36
6.2 Application of Label. ……. 36
6.3 Special Application Labeling……………………. 37
7 ANNEX…38
8 APPENDIX…………………….39
A1. General ……………………. 39
A2. Safe Performance Criteria (See section 5.1.2) ……………………… 39
A3. Development of Human Engineering Data Chart…………………… 39
A4. Interpretation of Results (See section 5.1.4) . 41

Table of Figures ANSI Z97.1-2009
Figure 1: Impact Test Structure…… 13
Figure 2: Impact Test Frame – Front View ………………. 14
Figure 2.1: Detail of Section A-A PROPERLY Clamped Test Specimen……… 15
Figure 2.2: Detail of Section A-A IMPROPERLY Clamped Test Specimen….. 15
Figure 3: Impact Test Frame – Side View……………….. 16
Figure 4: Impact Test Frame – Bent Glazing – Front View……………………. 17
Figure 4.1: Detail of Section B-B…… 18
Figure 4.2: Detail of Section C-C…… 18
Figure 4.3: Detail of Section D-D …. 19
Figure 5: Bent Glass Impact Test Frame (Exploded View) …………………….. 19
Figure 6: Impact Test Frame – Bent Glazing – Side View 20
Figure 7: Impactor ……………………. 22
Figure A1: Human Engineering Data 40

Table of Tables ANSI Z97.1-2009
Table 1: Grouping of Tests for Safety Glazing Materials.. 9
Table 2: Applicable Interpretation of Results for Shot Bag Impact ………… 24
Table X1: Reference Standards ……. 38

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