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I am involved in both ASTM and ISEA, and we are constantly looking for ways to improve the testing related to Cut Protection. But we rarely get comments from people outside of those organizations about their thoughts on cut resistance testing. Are end-users satisfied with the current state of testing, and if not, what improvements would you like to see in the future?

For those that may not know too much about cut resistance testing, here is a flowchart that breaks down the current state of things:

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Started by Jay D. Rohman Dec 26, 2015.

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Tags: astm, isea, standards, testing, protection

Started by Jeff Moreland Jan 19, 2010.

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