Active Standard ASTM F1553 | Developed by Subcommittee: F14.40
Book of Standards Volume: 01.06
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This guide provides the recommended criteria for specifying, as well as the installation procedures for, the various elements of a chain link fence, and lists the available choices of components from the current ASTM standards.
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1.1 This guide covers the recommended criteria for specifying the various elements of a chain link fence and lists the available choices of components from the current ASTM standards.
1.2 No recommendation is made or implied concerning the merits of any particular product. The choice of product components of the chain link fence should be made by the writers of the project specification, based on their own perception of the merits of the products for the particular application.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
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.
A121 Specification for Metallic-Coated Carbon Steel Barbed Wire
A392 Specification for Zinc-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric
A491 Specification for Aluminum-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric
A824 Specification for Metallic-Coated Steel Marcelled Tension Wire for Use With Chain Link Fence
F552 Terminology Relating to Chain Link Fencing
F567 Practice for Installation of Chain-Link Fence
F626 Specification for Fence Fittings
F668 Specification for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Polyolefin and Other Polymer-Coated Steel Chain Link Fence Fabric
F900 Specification for Industrial and Commercial Steel Swing Gates
F934 Specification for Colors for Polymer-Coated Chain Link Fence Materials
F969 Practice for Construction of Chain-Link Tennis Court Fence
F1043 Specification for Strength and Protective Coatings on Steel Industrial Fence Framework
F1083 Specification for Pipe, Steel, Hot-Dipped Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Welded, for Fence Structures
F1183 Specification for Aluminum Alloy Chain Link Fence Fabric
F1184 Specification for Industrial and Commercial Horizontal Slide Gates
F1345 Specification for Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloy-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric
F1379 Terminology Relating to Barbed Tape
F1664 Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) and Other Conforming Organic Polymer-Coated Steel Tension Wire Used with Chain-Link Fence
F1665 Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) and Other Conforming Organic Polymer-Coated Steel Barbed Wire Used With Chain-Link Fence
F1712 Specification for Steel Chain-Link Fencing Materials Used for High Security Applications
F1910 Specification for Long Barbed Tape Obstacles
F1911 Practice for Installation of Barbed Tape
F2000 Guide for Fences for Baseball and Softball Fields
F2049 Safety Performance Specification for Fences/Barriers for Public, Commercial, and Multi-Family Residential Use Outdoor Play Areas
F2200 Specification for Automated Vehicular Gate Construction
F2611 Guide for Design and Construction of Chain Link Security Fencing
CSI StandardMasterFormat Chain Link Fence 32 31 13 Available from Construction Specifications Institute, 601 Madison St., Alexandria, VA 22314-1791.
Chain Link Fence Manufacturers InstituteWLG2445 Chain Link Fence Wind Load Guide for the Selection of Line Post and Line Post Spacing Available from Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute, 10015 Old Columbia Road, Suite B-215, Columbia, MD 21046, http://www.chainlinkinfo.org.
ICS Number Code 91.090 (External structures)
UNSPSC Code 31151609(Chain links)