ASTM E1481 - 00a(2014)e1

    Standard Terminology of Railing Systems and Rails for Buildings

    Active Standard ASTM E1481 | Developed by Subcommittee: E06.56

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.11

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology consists of terms and definitions pertaining to railing systems and rails for buildings, and in particular, terms related to the standards generated by ASTM Committee E06 on Performance of Building Constructions.

    1.2 The purpose of this terminology is to provide meanings and explanations of technical terms, written for both the technical expert and the non-expert user.

    1.3 This terminology is one of a group of special terminologies subsidiary to the comprehensive Terminology E631.

    1.4 Terms are listed in alphabetical sequence. Compound terms appear in the natural spoken order. Where definitions herein are adopted from other sources, they are exact copies. The source is identified at the right margin following the definition and is listed in Section 2.

    1.5 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.

    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

    E631 Terminology of Building Constructions

    E935 Test Methods for Performance of Permanent Metal Railing Systems and Rails for Buildings

    E985 Specification for Permanent Metal Railing Systems and Rails for Buildings

    ANSI/ASSE Standard

    A1264.1 Safety Requirements for Workplace Floor and Wall Openings, Stairs, and Railing Systems

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.91 (Construction materials and building (Vocabularies)); 91.060.30 (Ceilings. Floors. Stairs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30103100(Rails)

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    DOI: 10.1520/E1481-00AR14E01

    Citation Format

    ASTM E1481-00a(2014)e1, Standard Terminology of Railing Systems and Rails for Buildings, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014,

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