1.1 This terminology consists of terms and definitions pertaining to railing systems and rails for buildings, and in particular, terms related to the standards generated by ASTM Committee E06 on Performance of Building Constructions.
1.2 The purpose of this terminology is to provide meanings and explanations of technical terms, written for both the technical expert and the non-expert user.
1.3 This terminology is one of a group of special terminologies subsidiary to the comprehensive Terminology E 631.
1.4 Terms are listed in alphabetical sequence. Compound terms appear in the natural spoken order. Where definitions herein are adopted from other sources, they are exact copies. The source is identified at the right margin following the definition and is listed in Section 2.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E631 Terminology of Building Constructions
E935 Test Methods for Performance of Permanent Metal Railing Systems and Rails for Buildings
E985 Specification for Permanent Metal Railing Systems and Rails for Buildings
A1264.1 Safety Requirements for Workplace Floor and Wall Openings, Stairs, and Railing Systems
Railing systems (metal); Terminology--building materials/applications; Wall rails;
ICS Number Code 01.040.91 (Construction materials and building (Vocabularies)); 91.060.30 (Ceilings. Floors. Stairs)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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