ASTM WK73940

    Revision of F912 - 11(2017) Standard Specification for Alloy Steel Socket Set Screws

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    Active Standard: F912 - 11(2017)

    Developed by Subcommittee: F16.02 | Committee F16 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK73940


    Keywords

    alloy; set; socket; steel;;

    Rationale

    11.2 Socket strength torque test proves to be quite severe for most common torque-tension or torque equipment because the behavior of a compression joint differs from that of a tensile joint. The concern is primarily with SSS with a diameter greater than 3/4 and becomes very apparent above 1. Vendors may avoid this test to prevent costly equipment damage.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    08-26-2020

    Technical Contact:
    Hunter Larson

    Status:
    Draft Under Development