ASTM F1003 - 19

    Standard Specification for Searchlights on Motor Lifeboats

    Active Standard ASTM F1003 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.10

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.07


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    Abstract

    This specification covers searchlights for motor lifeboats. Searchlights shall be of sturdy construction, and free from mechanical, electrical, or other imperfections or defects which materially affect appearance or which may affect quality, reliability, or serviceability. Watertightness test, operational test, impact test, light projection test, and switch endurance test shall be performed to meet the requirements prescribed.

    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 searchlights for motor lifeboats. This specification is incorporated in U.S. Coast Guard Regulation 46 CFR 199.175 for survival craft and rescue equipment.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 7, of this specification: 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.

    1.4 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

    B117 Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus

    Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

    46 CFR 199

    ANSI Standards

    ANSI/ASQ Z1.4


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 47.080 (Small craft)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25111601(Lifeboats or liferafts)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F1003-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1003-19, Standard Specification for Searchlights on Motor Lifeboats, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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