This specification covers the construction of steel furniture tops for use where invoked by other marine furniture specifications. Tops shall be of the following types: type I - top on which the edge binder is flush with the top and the substrate material is steel; type II - top on which the edge binder projects above the upper surface of the top to act as a lee rail and the substrate material is steel; type III - top on which a lee rail is applied to the upper surface of the finished top, the top has a self edge securely bonded to the finished top, and the substrate material is a particle or mineral board core; and type IV - top is an insert panel and the edge binder is an integral part of the supporting furniture unit. Tops shall be of the following grades: grade 1 - substrate material and edge reinforcements for types I, II, and IV, and grade 2 - substrate material is a particle or mineral board core with a minimum density of 45 lb/ft3.
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1.1 This specification covers the construction of steel furniture tops for use where invoked by other marine furniture specifications.
1.2 This specification applies to tops for furniture case goods only such as chests of drawers, log desks with cabinets, and so forth.
1.3 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.
A366/A366M Specification for Commercial Steel (CS) Sheet, Carbon, (0.15 Maximum Percent) Cold-Rolled
B16/B16M Specification for Free-Cutting Brass Rod, Bar and Shapes for Use in Screw Machines
B221 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes
D907 Terminology of Adhesives
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
ANSI/NEMALD-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 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.
American National Standards Institute Standard
A208.1 American National Standard for Mat Formed Particle Board Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.
cabinets; furniture case goods; furniture tops; log desks; marine; marine furniture; ship; steel furniture tops; Cabinets; Furniture--marine applications; Log desks (for ships); Shipboard materials/applications--specifications; Tops;
ICS Number Code 47.020.80 (Accommodation spaces)
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