Kids Karpet® Specifications 

 

  • Kids Karpet® is engineered wood fiber. The chips are randomly size wood fibers, (the majority of which do not exceed 4” in length) and are approximately ten times longer than wide.

  • Product to have minimal bark and to be free of twigs, leaf debris and other organic material.

  • Product depth, after installation, must be in accordance with the procedure described in ASTM F1292 and meet guidelines for critical height as set forth by the CPSC for use of wood products for protective surfacing.


ASTM Testing Certification


Manufacturer must be in compliance and provide testing data for the following standards as set forth by the American Standard for Testing Materials (ASTM), for surface systems under and around playground equipment.

  1. ASTM F1951 Determination of Accessibility of Surface Systems Under and Around Playground Equipment.

  2. ASTM F1292 Impact Attenuation of Surface Systems Under and Around Playground Equipment.

  3. 16 CFR Part 1630 FF1-70 & Part 1631 FF2-70 Surface Flammability of Carpets and Rugs.

  4. ASTM F2075 Engineered Wood Fiber for Use as a Playground Safety Surface Under and Around Playground Equipment.


IPEMA Certified


Manufacturer must provide proof of certification. “In the interest of public playground safety, IPEMA provides an independent laboratory which validates a manufacturer’s certification of conformance to ASTM F1292. A list of current validated products, their thickness and critical height may be viewed at www.ipema.org

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