This specification provides the design and dimensional requirements for the construction of steel staples, handgrabs, and handles that are for use on steel structures including all parts of a ships' structure as necessary, as well as individual stirrup rungs that are for use on bulkheads or structures as deemed necessary.
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1.1 This specification provides design, construction for steel staples, handgrabs, handles, and individual stirrup rungs.
1.2 The staples, handgrabs, and handles depicted in this specification are for use on steel structures including all parts of ships' structure as necessary. The individual stirrup rungs are for use on bulkheads or structure as deemed necessary.
1.3 Values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the 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.
A575 Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon, Merchant Quality, M-Grades
bulkheads; handgrabs; handles; marine steel structures; stirrup rung; Handgrab; Handles; Hatch covers; Lashings; Lifting slings; Manhole materials/applications--specifications; Shipbuilding steel materials--specifications; Staples (for ships); Stirrup rung;
ICS Number Code 47.020.10 (Hulls and their structure elements)
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