This specification covers clamps and clamp holders for use in securing laboratory apparatus to support stands. The clamp and clamp holders are classified into types, sizes and classes and are presented in details. Clamps and clamp holders shall be manufactured from aluminum-base alloy, zinc-base alloy, or cast iron. Fittings such as screws, nuts, and rivets for clamps and clamp holders shall be forged aluminum or chemical-resistant alloy for either aluminum-base alloy or zinc-base alloy clamps and clamp holders. Component springs of clamps shall be phosphor bronze or corrosion-resistant steel. Component sleeves of clamps may be rubber, plastic, fiber glass, non-hazardous minerals, or replaceable plastic.
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1.1 This specification covers clamps and clamp holders for use in securing laboratory apparatus to support stands.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A48/A48M Specification for Gray Iron Castings
A276 Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes
B30 Specification for Copper Alloys in Ingot Form
B85 Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Die Castings
B86 Specification for Zinc and Zinc-Aluminum (ZA) Alloy Foundry and Die Castings
B139/B139M Specification for Phosphor Bronze Rod, Bar, and Shapes
B247 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Die Forgings, Hand Forgings, and Rolled Ring Forgings
PPP-F-320 Fiberboard, Corrugated and Solid, Sheet Stock (Container Grade) and Cut Shapes
clamps; holders; laboratory; utility
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