General

NOCSAE develops performance standards for protective equipment used in a variety of sports. There are two types of standards; General and Sport-specific. The General standards apply to multiple different sport-specific standards, and should be referred to in addition to the sport-specific standards. All NOCSAE standards, proposed standards, and laboratory guides are listed on this site for download in PDF format.

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DescriptionDownload
Troubleshooting Guide for Test Equipment and Impact Testing
ND100-96m14
Equipment Calibration Procedures
(Modified November 2014)
ND101-00m14a
Standard Linear Impactor Test Method and Equipment Used in Evaluating the Performance Characteristics of Protective Headgear and Faceguards
ND081-14m15
Manufacturers Procedural Guide for The Control of Quality and Sample Selection for Testing to NOCSAE Standards
(Modified May 2016)
ND011-13m16
Standard Test Method And Specification Used In Evaluating The Corrosion Characteristics And Effects On Metallic Hardware Disassembly
(Effective January 2017)
ND015-15m16
Standard Test Method and Equipment Used in Evaluating the Performance Characteristics of Headgear/Equipment
(Effective January 2017 Modified January 2017)
ND001-15m17
Standard Test Method and Equipment Used In Evaluating the Performance Characteristics of Headgear/Equipment
(Effective January 2018)
ND001-17m17a
Standard Projectile Impact Test Method and Equipment Used in Evaluating the Performance Characteristics of Protective Headgear, Faceguards or Projectiles
(Modified January 2017)
ND021-12m17