This specification covers the requirements for austenitic grade stainless steel socket set screws (SSS), sizes M1.6 through M24, having property classes A1-50 and A1-70. The analysis of the screw material shall conform to the chemical composition specified. Socket set screw shall be subjected to torque test, Vickers hardness test, and corrosion resistance test to meet the requirements prescribed.
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1.1 This specification covers the requirements for austenitic grade stainless steel socket set screws (SSS), sizes M1.6 through M24, having Property Classes A1-50 and A1-70.
1.2 Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
Note 1—This specification is the metric companion of Specification F 880.
1.3 The following hazard caveat pertains only to Section 11, the Test Method Section: This standard does not purport to address the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A262 Practices for Detecting Susceptibility to Intergranular Attack in Austenitic Stainless Steels
A342/A342M Test Methods for Permeability of Feebly Magnetic Materials
A380 Practice for Cleaning, Descaling, and Passivation of Stainless Steel Parts, Equipment, and Systems
A555/A555M Specification for General Requirements for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods
A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products
A967 Specification for Chemical Passivation Treatments for Stainless Steel Parts
D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging
E3 Guide for Preparation of Metallographic Specimens
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E92 Test Method for Vickers Hardness of Metallic Materials
E384 Test Method for Knoop and Vickers Hardness of Materials
F738M Specification for Stainless Steel Metric Bolts, Screws, and Studs
F788/F788M Specification for Surface Discontinuities of Bolts, Screws, and Studs, Inch and Metric Series
F880 Specification for Stainless Steel Socket-Set Screws
F1470 Practice for Fastener Sampling for Specified Mechanical Properties and Performance Inspection
B 18.3.6M Metric Series Socket Set Screws R Available from Global Engineering Documents, 15 Inverness Way, East Englewood, CO 80112-5704, http://www.global.ihs.com.
Screws--specifications; Socket set screws (SSS); Stainless steel screws--specifications; Steel screws--specifications;
ICS Number Code 21.060.10 (Bolts, screws, studs)
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