ASTM F1106 - 87(2012)

    Standard Specification for Warping Heads, Rope Handling (Gypsy Head, Capstan Head)

    Active Standard ASTM F1106 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.07


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    Abstract

    This specification covers warping heads used with windlass, winch, and capstan drive units to pull rope on board ships. Warping heads are primarily for use with fiber rope, natural, or synthetic. Warping heads with external ribs or whelps on the barrel, notched flanges, attached storage drums, unfinished drums, or non heat-treated fabrications, are considered special. The size of the warping head shall be identified by the nominal barrel diameter measured at the smallest point of the barrel. These warping heads are furnished in two types: Type I is with a cylindrical barrel which is generally used in but not restricted to horizontal shaft applications and Type II is with a conical barrel which is mounted with the large end of the barrel toward the drive machinery. It is generally used in but not restricted to vertical shaft applications. On the other hand, the warping heads are divided into four grades according to composition: Grade 1 is fabricated from any combination of structural steel plate, pipe, tubing, or steel castings and joined by electric welding; Grade 2 is made from mild to medium strength steel; Grade 3 is fabricated from any combination of steel plate or steel castings and joined by electric welding; and Grade 4 is cast from high strength steel castings. Principal dimensions, tolerances, and strength requirements are discussed.

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers warping heads used with windlass, winch, and capstan drive units to pull rope on board ships. Warping heads are primarily for use with fiber rope, natural, or synthetic.

    1.2 Warping heads with external ribs or whelps on the barrel, notched flanges, attached storage drums, unfinished drums, or non heat-treated fabrications, are considered special and are permitted within the scope of this specification when fully described under special ordering information.

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound 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.

    ASTM Standards

    A27/A27M Specification for Steel Castings, Carbon, for General Application

    A36/A36M Specification for Carbon Structural Steel

    A53/A53M Specification for Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated, Welded and Seamless

    A148/A148M Specification for Steel Castings, High Strength, for Structural Purposes

    A501 Specification for Hot-Formed Welded and Seamless Carbon Steel Structural Tubing

    A724/A724M Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon-Manganese-Silicon Steel, Quenched and Tempered, for Welded Pressure Vessels

    A735/A735M Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Low-Carbon Manganese-Molybdenum-Columbium Alloy Steel, for Moderate and Lower Temperature Service

    E10 Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials

    AWS Standard

    D1.1 Structural Welding Code Available from American Welding Society, 550 N.W. Le Jeune Rd., Miami, FL 33126.

    ANSI Standard

    ASA B46.1 Surface Texture Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 47.020.40 (Lifting and cargo handling systems)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25111900(Marine craft systems and subassemblies)


    DOI: 10.1520/F1106-87R12

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