ASTM A502-03

    Historical Standard: ASTM A502-03 Standard Specification for Rivets, Steel, Structural

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    ASTM A502

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers three grades of steel rivets in diameters from 1/2 to 1 1/2 in. inclusive, for structural fabricating purposes. The grades are as follows:

    GradeDescription
    1Carbon steel rivets for general purpose use
    2Carbon manganese steel rivets for use with high strength carbon and high strength low alloy structural steels
    3Weathering steel rivets

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products

    D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging

    F606 Test Methods for Determining the Mechanical Properties of Externally and Internally Threaded Fasteners, Washers, Direct Tension Indicators, and Rivets

    F1470 Practice for Fastener Sampling for Specified Mechanical Properties and Performance Inspection

    G101 Guide for Estimating the Atmospheric Corrosion Resistance of Low-Alloy Steels

    ASME Standard

    B18.1.2 Large Rivets (12 Inch Nominal Diameter and Larger) Available from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), ASME International Headquarters, Three Park Ave., New York, NY 10016-5990, http://www.asme.org.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 21.060.40 (Rivets)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31162200(Rivets)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0502-03

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