This SAE Recommended practice is intended as a guide toward standard practice and is subject to change to keep pace with experience and technical advances. This document establishes performance requirements, material requirements, design requirements, and design guidelines for headlamps.
Revisions to this document were made to improve the readability and to revise the photometric tables for modern beam pattern requirements. Specific changes are detailed below:
a. Section 126.96.36.199.4 was changed to make the information easier to read and easier to find the test method to be used.
b. Section 7.4 added to include a design guideline for the high beam hot spot.
c. Photometry tables updates for modern beam patterns.