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Sieve Analysis of Engineered Wood Fiber

Applicability: This procedure is applicable to wood fibers in order for it to meet the requirements for sieving and analysis.

Purpose: The purpose of this procedure is to determine if the engineered wood fiber is adequate to comply with the particle size distribution in order for it to be used for its intended use.  This specification covers engineered wood fiber for use as a playground safety surface under and around playground equipment. This specification establishes minimum requirements for the factors that determine particle size, consistency, purity, ability to drain, and heavy metal concentrations considered hazardous to children.

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