ASTM E2499 - 18

    Standard Practice for Classification of Asset Location Information

    Active Standard ASTM E2499 | Developed by Subcommittee: E53.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.12


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This practice establishes a notational and conversational approach to asset physical location information to enable precision in requirements and results related to asset physical location tracking.

    4.2 It is intended that this practice fosters and enables additional practices related to or based on asset physical location information.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers standardizing practices and terminology related to information conveying the physical location of assets.

    1.2 This practice describes ten increasingly specific levels of asset physical location information, assigning a standard name and level number to each.

    1.3 This practice is designed to be applicable and appropriate for all asset-holding entities.

    1.4 In addition to applicability to assets, this practice may in whole or in part be effectively applied to intangible property, real property, and material.

    1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.6 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

    E2135 Terminology for Property and Asset Management


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 03.100.10 (Purchasing. Procurement. Logistics)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 80131801(Property management)


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    DOI: 10.1520/E2499-18

    Citation Format

    ASTM E2499-18, Standard Practice for Classification of Asset Location Information, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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