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How Crash Ratings Are Determined

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Department of State (DOS)

 15,000lbs vehicle striking the K rated product at a 90 degree angle

Test Speed

K4 = 30mph

K8 = 40mph

K12 = 50mph

Penetration After Impact

L3 = 0' - 3'

L2 = 3' - 20'

L1 = 20' - 50'

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American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM)

15,000lbs vehicle striking the K rated product at a 90 degree angle

Test Speed

M30 = 30mph

M40 = 40mph

M50 = 50mph

Penetration After Impact

P1 = 0' - 3.3'

P2 = 3.31' - 23'

P3 = 23.1' - 98.4'

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