This specification covers the construction of steel furniture drawers for use where invoked by other marine furniture specifications. Joining shall be adequate to prevent racking during handling. Metal components of drawers, shall be joined by welding or gluing with a structural adhesive. All drawers shall incorporate a latch or other positive means to prevent drawers opening in heavy seas. All drawers shall be furnished with a means for pulling drawers open. Each drawer shall have a pair of drawer tracks with one drawer track on each of its sides. Load test and tilt test shall be performed to conform with the specified requirements. Drawers shall be made to a size that suits the furniture item that supports them.
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1.1 This specification covers the construction of steel furniture drawers for use where invoked by other marine furniture specifications.
1.2 This specification applies to all furniture drawers, except items requiring progressive drawers.
1.3 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.
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
A653/A653M Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process
D907 Terminology of Adhesives
American Institute of Steel Construction Manual
AISCWireandSheetMeta 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.
drawers; marine furniture; steel furniture drawers; Drawers; Furniture--marine applications; Shipboard materials/applications--specifications; Shipbuilding steel materials--specifications;
ICS Number Code 47.020.80 (Accommodation spaces)
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