This specification covers the material and design requirements for the manufacture of two types of steel deck gear stowage boxes. This specification, though, does not include life preserver or pyrotechnic stowages. The materials used in the construction of this box and its packaging shall be free of asbestos and cadmium, and the entire finished assembly shall be free of weld spatter, slag, splinters, sharp edges, projections, and other defects that may be hazardous to personnel.
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1.1 This specification covers the design, material, and manufacture of steel deck gear stowage boxes.
1.2 This specification shall not be used for life preserver or pyrotechnic stowage.
1.3 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.
A36/A36M Specification for Carbon Structural Steel
A123/A123M Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products
AWSD1.1 Structural Welding Code Available from American Welding Society, 550 N.W. Le Jeune Rd., Miami, FL 33126.
box; deck gear stowage boxes; locker; marine; marine stowage boxes; ship; stowage boxes;
ICS Number Code 21.200 (Gears); 47.020.50 (Deck and other equipment and installations)
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