ASTM A702 - 13

    Standard Specification for Steel Fence Posts, Hot Wrought

    Active Standard ASTM A702 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.15

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.05


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    Abstract

    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.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    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.

    Military Standards

    MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage

    MIL-STD-163 Steel Mill Products, Preparation for Shipment and Storage

    ASTM Standards

    A29/A29M Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought, General Requirements for

    A123/A123M Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products

    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 Standards

    FED-STD-123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.85 (Iron and steel forgings)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30102903(Metal posts)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/A0702

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    Citation Format

    ASTM A702-13, Standard Specification for Steel Fence Posts, Hot Wrought, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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