Active Standard ASTM A702 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.15
Book of Standards Volume: 01.05
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This specification covers steel fence posts and assemblies manufactured from hot-wrought sections and intended for use in field and line fencing. Line posts shall be fabricated from steels A or B and assemblies from steels A, B, or C. The cross sections of the line post shall be T, U, or Y sections. One item from each lot shall be selected at random for testing. A lot shall consist of all posts or assemblies or both, of the same length offered for delivery at the same time.
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1.1 This specification covers steel fence posts manufactured from hot-wrought sections and intended for use in field and line fencing.
1.2 The posts are available as studded tee and are furnished painted or galvanized, unless otherwise specified.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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.
A29/A29M Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought, General Requirements for
A36/A36M Specification for Carbon Structural Steel
A123/A123M Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products
A153/A153M Specification for Zinc Coating (Hot-Dip) on Iron and Steel Hardware
A499 Specification for Steel Bars and Shapes, Carbon Rolled from T Rails
A641/A641M Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
Federal StandardsFED-STD-123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies) Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, Bldg. 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Attn: NPODS.
Military StandardsMIL-STD-163 Steel Mill Products, Preparation for Shipment and Storage
ICS Number Code 77.140.85 (Iron and steel forgings)