Active Standard ASTM A857 / A857M | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.02
Book of Standards Volume: 01.04
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This specification covers cold-formed, light gage carbon steel sheet piling for use in the construction of shore walls, trench shoring, wingwalls, and bulkheads. Heat analysis shall be done wherein the carbon steel sheet shall conform to the required chemical composition for carbon, manganese, phosphorus, sulfur, and copper. Sheet and strip source materials shall undergo the tension test and conform with the specified tensile values of yield point, tensile strength, and elongation.
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1.1 This specification covers cold-formed, light gage carbon steel sheet piling of structural quality for use in the construction of shore walls, trench shoring, wingwalls, bulkheads, and like applications.
1.3 When the sheet piling is to be welded, it is presupposed that a welding procedure suitable for the grade of steel and intended use or service will be used. See Appendix X3 of Specification A6/A6M for information on weldability.
1.4 The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded as the standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the 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.
A6/A6M Specification for General Requirements for Rolled Structural Steel Bars, Plates, Shapes, and Sheet Piling
A1011/A1011M Specification for Steel, Sheet and Strip, Hot-Rolled, Carbon, Structural, High-Strength Low-Alloy, High-Strength Low-Alloy with Improved Formability, and Ultra-High Strength
A1018/A1018M Specification for Steel, Sheet and Strip, Heavy-Thickness Coils, Hot-Rolled, Carbon, Commercial, Drawing, Structural, High-Strength Low-Alloy, High-Strength Low-Alloy with Improved Formability, and Ultra-High Strength
ICS Number Code 77.140.70 (Steel profiles)
UNSPSC Code 30102803(Steel pilings)