International Building Code Section 2408


International Building Code 2408.1

General. Glazing in athletic facilities and similar uses
subject to impact loads, which forms whole or partial wall sections
or which is used as a door or part of a door, shall comply
with this section.

International Building Code 2408.2

Racquetball and squash courts.

Testing. Test methods and loads for individual
glazed areas in racquetball and squash courts subject to
impact loads shall conform to those of CPSC 16 CFR, Part
1201, listed in Chapter 35, with impacts being applied at a
height of 59 inches (1499 mm) above the playing surface to
an actual or simulated glass wall installation with fixtures,
fittings and methods of assembly identical to those used in
practice.
Glass walls shall comply with the following conditions:
1. A glass wall in a racquetball or squash court, or similar
use subject to impact loads, shall remain intact following
a test impact.
2. The deflection of such walls shall not be greater than
11/2 inches (38 mm) at the point of impact for a drop
height of 48 inches (1219 mm).
Glass doors shall comply with the following conditions:
1. Glass doors shall remain intact following a test impact
at the prescribed height in the center of the door.
2. The relative deflection between the edge of a glass
door and the adjacent wall shall not exceed the thickness
of the wall plus 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) for a drop
height of 48 inches (1219 mm).

International Building Code 2408.2.1

Testing. Test methods and loads for individual
glazed areas in racquetball and squash courts subject to
impact loads shall conform to those of CPSC 16 CFR, Part
1201, listed in Chapter 35, with impacts being applied at a
height of 59 inches (1499 mm) above the playing surface to
an actual or simulated glass wall installation with fixtures,
fittings and methods of assembly identical to those used in
practice.
Glass walls shall comply with the following conditions:
1. A glass wall in a racquetball or squash court, or similar
use subject to impact loads, shall remain intact following
a test impact.
2. The deflection of such walls shall not be greater than
11/2 inches (38 mm) at the point of impact for a drop
height of 48 inches (1219 mm).
Glass doors shall comply with the following conditions:
1. Glass doors shall remain intact following a test impact
at the prescribed height in the center of the door.
2. The relative deflection between the edge of a glass
door and the adjacent wall shall not exceed the thickness
of the wall plus 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) for a drop
height of 48 inches (1219 mm).

International Building Code 2408.3

Gymnasiums and basketball courts. Glazing in multipurpose
gymnasiums, basketball courts and similar athletic
facilities subject to human impact loads shall comply with Category
II of CPSC 16 CFR 1201, listed in Chapter 35.