ASTM D5933 - 19

    Standard Specification for 258-in. and 4-in. Diameter Metal Shear Plates for Use in Wood Constructions

    Active Standard ASTM D5933 | Developed by Subcommittee: D07.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.10


      Format Pages Price  
    PDF 5 $50.00   ADD TO CART
    Hardcopy (shipping and handling) 5 $50.00   ADD TO CART
    Standard + Redline PDF Bundle 10 $60.00   ADD TO CART



    Abstract

    This specification covers standardizing the dimensions and materials for the manufacture of steel or cast iron shear plates used in the fabrication of connections in wood constructions. This specification covers the two basic diameters of metal shear plates commonly used in North American timber construction. Shear plates shall be free from any casting defects that would hinder normal installation and performance. Shear plates shall conform to the specified requirements for the following: (1) marking (2) nail attachment holes, (3) draft casting on the rim and on the hub, (4) central bolt or lag screw holes, (5) furnishing with or without galvanization, and (6) fit and finish. The geometry and dimensional requirements for stamped steel shear plates and cast iron shear plates are specified and illustrated.

    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 standardizing the dimensions and materials for the manufacture of 25/8 and 4-in. diameter steel or cast iron shear plates used in the fabrication of connections in wood constructions. The referencing of this specification in design, construction, and purchase order documents gives the using parties assurance that the shear plates to be used in an assembly meet minimum materials quality standards and that dimensions for fabrication and finish can be relied on to ensure connection performance. This specification provides regulatory agencies with a set of standards by which to judge the acceptability of shear plates encountered in the field and in fabricators' shops.

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

    1.3 Safety Hazards—There are no known hazards with the use of this specification. It is necessary that the products manufactured to this specification not be brittle or difficult to install with proper tools.

    1.4 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

    A47/A47M Specification for Ferritic Malleable Iron Castings

    A153/A153M Specification for Zinc Coating (Hot-Dip) on Iron and Steel Hardware

    A570/A570M Specification for Structural Steel, Sheet and Strip, Carbon, Hot-Rolled

    A653/A653M Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process

    A924/A924M Specification for General Requirements for Steel Sheet, Metallic-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process

    Other Document

    AISI/SAE No. 1010 Carbon Steel, Steel Products Manual, Plates, Iron and Steel Society


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.080.20 (Timber structures)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11122000(Engineered wood products)


    Referencing This Standard
    Link Here
    Link to Active (This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.)

    DOI: 10.1520/D5933-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM D5933-19, Standard Specification for 258-in. and 4-in. Diameter Metal Shear Plates for Use in Wood Constructions, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

    Back to Top