Active Standard ASTM F824 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.03
Book of Standards Volume: 01.07
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This specification covers the construction of round, square, and rectangular marine mess tables with or without adjustable lee rails for use in crew, officer, and passenger dining areas aboard ship. These tables are classified into three types. Type I shall be a round mess table with a single pedestal, Type II is a square mess table with a single pedestal and Type III is a rectangular mess table. Type III table may be designated according to the number of pedestals it contains: Grade 1 with single pedestal and Grade 2 with two pedestals. These tables can also be designated into two classes: Class 1 has fixed lee rails and Class 2 has adjustable lee rails. Table tops shall be steel construction with a decorative melamine laminate top cover. Other materials or components of the table shall include lee rails, edge binders, pedestals, and support plate. Joining of metal components shall be done by welding or gluing with a structural adhesive. Tops for mess tables shall be capable of supporting a load of a certain kilogram uniformly distributed over an area of determined and placed at any location on the top. Load shall remain on top for a certain minimum time, and there shall be no indication of permanent set after removal of load.
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1.1 This specification covers the construction of round, square, and rectangular marine mess tables with or without adjustable lee rails for use in crew, officer, and passenger dining areas aboard ship.
1.2 The 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.
A53/A53M Specification for Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated, Welded and Seamless
A167 Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Chromium-Nickel Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip
A240/A240M Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications
A366/A366M Specification for Commercial Steel (CS) Sheet, Carbon, (0.15 Maximum Percent) Cold-Rolled
A500 Specification for Cold-Formed Welded and Seamless Carbon Steel Structural Tubing in Rounds and Shapes
A501 Specification for Hot-Formed Welded and Seamless Carbon Steel Structural Tubing
A567/A567M Specification for Castings, Iron, Cobalt, and Nickel-Base Alloy, for High Strength at Elevated Temperatures
A582/A582M Specification for Free-Machining Stainless Steel Bars
B221 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes
D907 Terminology of Adhesives
National Electrical Manufacturers AssociationNEMALD-3 High Pressure Decorative Laminates Available from National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), 1300 N. 17th St., Suite 1752, Rosslyn, VA 22209, http://www.nema.org.
American Institute of Steel Construction ManualAISCWireandSheetMeta Equivalent Thickness in Decimals of an Inch, U.S. Standard Gage (USSG) 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)
UNSPSC Code 11101704(Steel)