Active Standard ASTM F823 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.03
Book of Standards Volume: 01.07
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This specification covers the construction of marine log desks of steel construction with cabinets that are to be provided with two adjustable shelves. Sheet metal shall be of commercial quality and the metal components shall be joined by welding or gluing with a structural adhesive to prevent racking of chest during handling. Spotwelds shall be spaced at a specific distance wherein visible spotwelds higher than the general surface of the adjacent metal shall be ground flush while visible spotweld depressions shall be spot filled and sanded flush. To prevent buckling or oil-canning, side panels shall be stiffened suitably. Sound deadening shall be vermin proof and shall be applied to back and inner face of sides of chest. A furniture base shall also be provided to secure the log desk to deck.
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1.1 This specification covers the construction of marine log desks of steel construction with cabinets.
1.2 Values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The metric equivalents, given in parentheses, are provided 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.
A366/A366M Specification for Commercial Steel (CS) Sheet, Carbon, (0.15 Maximum Percent) Cold-Rolled
D907 Terminology of Adhesives
F782 Specification for Doors, Furniture, Marine
F825 Specification for Drawers, Furniture, Marine, Steel
F826 Specification for Tops, Furniture, Marine, Steel
American Institute of Steel Construction ManualAISCWireandSheetMeta Equivalent Thickness in Decimals of an Inch, U.S. Standard Gage for Uncoated Hot and Cold Rolled Sheets Available from American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), One E. Wacker Dr., Suite 700, Chicago, IL 60601-2001, http://www.aisc.org.
ICS Number Code 47.020.70 (Navigation and control equipment)