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NCJ Number: 156536 Find in a Library
Title: ASTM F-33 Committee on Detention and Correctional Facilities: Summary of Standards Affecting Detention Equipment and Security Electronic Systems
Author(s): A L Patrick; F Erbschloe; A J Latta; J Stapleton
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 18
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Sale Source: American Correctional Assoc
206 N. Washington St., Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Guideline
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The F-33 Committee of the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) has adopted standards that affect the use of detention equipment and security electronic systems in correctional facilities.
Abstract: The F-33 Committee specifically focuses on the promotion and development of standards for materials, products, assemblies, and systems used to construct and operate locks and detention and correctional facilities for adults and juveniles. The F-33 Committee has an agenda for 23 standards that encompass physical barriers, operational systems, and furnishings and equipment. ATSM standards promulgated by the F-33 Committee represent a collection of documents that can provide protection to correctional facility designers and operators. Standards and test methods are detailed for detention locks and detention security control systems.
Main Term(s): Corrections standards
Index Term(s): Facility security; Locks; Science and Technology; Security standards; Security systems
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