Significance and Use
3.1 This practice establishes the procedure for the construction and installation of platforms to be fabricated and installed by the shipyards within the cargo tanks.
1.1 This practice provides design, construction, and installation criteria for platforms in cargo tanks.
1.2 Where platforms are attached to ladders see Figs. 1-4.
FIG. 1 Cargo Platform—Bulkhead
FIG. 2 Cargo Platform Elevation
FIG. 3 Cargo Platform—Girder
FIG. 4 Cargo Platforms Showing Typical Sections
1.3 The values stated in SI (metric) units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
MIL-G-18015 Grating, Metal, Other than Bar Type (Shipboard Use) Available from Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), 1333 Isaac Hull Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20376, http://www.navsea.navy.mil.
FED-SPEC-RR-C-271 Chain and Attachments, Welded and Weldless Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://www.dodssp.daps.mil.
AWSD1.1 Structural Welding Code--Steel Available from American Welding Society (AWS), 550 NW LeJeune Rd., Miami, FL 33126, http://www.aws.org.
A36/A36M Specification for Carbon Structural Steel
cargo tank access; cargo tank gratings; cargo tank platforms; cargo tanks; platforms;
ICS Number Code 47.020.10 (Hulls and their structure elements)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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