Active Standard ASTM F2936 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.01
Book of Standards Volume: 01.07
This specification covers the principal dimensions and materials of closed chocks for installation on ships used for mooring. It specifies the classification of chocks, their dimension requirements, and strength requirements. It also demonstrates the proper horizontal and vertical loading for Type A and Type B chocks.
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1.1 This specification covers the principal dimensions and materials of closed chocks for installation on ships used for mooring.
1.2 Chocks can be used with either wire rope or fiber and synthetic ropes.
1.3 Chocks are for mounting directly on a deck, seat (foundation), or for mounting in a bulwark.
1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A27/A27M Specification for Steel Castings, Carbon, for General Application
ANSI StandardB46.1 Surface Texture Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.
ICS Number Code 47.020.50 (Deck and other equipment and installations)
UNSPSC Code 11101704(Steel)