ASTM F912-04

    Historical Standard: ASTM F912-04 Standard Specification for Alloy Steel Socket Set Screws

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    ASTM F912

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the requirements for quenched and tempered alloy steel socket-set screws (SSS) 0.060 through 2.000-in. sizes having hardnesses 45 to 53 HRC.

    1.2 These set screws are intended for compression applications only and are not customarily subjected to embrittlement tests. For tensile applications, consult with the manufacturer for proper alloy and hardness.

    The hazard statement pertains only to the test method section, Section 11 of this specification. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    Note 1—A complete metric companion to Specification F 912 has been developed-F 912M; therefore, no metric equivalents are shown in this Specification.


    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

    E3 Guide for Preparation of Metallographic Specimens

    E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size

    E384 Test Method for Knoop and Vickers Hardness of Materials

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

    F788/F788M Specification for Surface Discontinuities of Bolts, Screws, and Studs, Inch and Metric Series

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

    F2328 Test Method for Determining Decarburization and Carburization in Hardened and Tempered Threaded Steel Bolts, Screws and Studs

    ASME Standards

    B18.24 Part Identifying Number (PIN) Code System Standard for B18 Fastener Products


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 21.060.10 (Bolts, screws, studs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31161518(Socket screw)


    DOI: 10.1520/F0912-04

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