ASTM A183 - 14(2020)

    Standard Specification for Carbon Steel Track Bolts and Nuts

    Active Standard ASTM A183 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.04


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    Abstract

    This guide covers carbon steel track bolts and carbon steel nuts for use in conjunction with joint bars to connect rails in railroad track. The required chemical composition for steel is presented in details. The full section and the reduced-section bolt tension tests requirements are specified as per reference materials.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers carbon steel track bolts and carbon steel nuts for use in conjunction with joint bars to connect rails in railroad track.

    1.2 Heat-treated bolts for general track use.

    1.3 Medium carbon nuts for general application on track bolts.

    1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A700 Guide for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment

    F606/F606M Test Methods for Determining the Mechanical Properties of Externally and Internally Threaded Fasteners, Washers, Direct Tension Indicators, and Rivets

    ASME Standards

    B18.10


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 21.060.10 (Bolts, screws, studs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31161625(Railway track bolt)


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    DOI: 10.1520/A0183-14R20

    Citation Format

    ASTM A183-14(2020), Standard Specification for Carbon Steel Track Bolts and Nuts, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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