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    ASTM F1244 - 08(2018)

    Standard Specification for Berths, Marine

    Active Standard ASTM F1244 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.07

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    This specification covers the construction of marine berths for officers, crew, and passengers. Berths shall be classified according to types: Type I; Type IA; Type II; Type IIA; Type III; and Type IIIA. Metal components shall be joined by welding. Spotweld depressions, on exposed surfaces, shall be spot filled and sanded. Side and end panels shall be suitably stiffened to prevent buckling or oil-canning. Sound deadening shall be vermin proof and applied to unstiffened areas where needed, and in thickness required, to sound deaden berth. The completed berth assembly with drawers installed, but without a mattress or box spring, shall satisfy the corresponding performance requirements.

    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 the construction of marine berths for officers, crew, and passengers.

    1.2 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.

    1.3 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

    A512 Specification for Cold-Drawn Buttweld Carbon Steel Mechanical Tubing

    A1008/A1008M Specification for Steel, Sheet, Cold-Rolled, Carbon, Structural, High-Strength Low-Alloy, High-Strength Low-Alloy with Improved Formability, Solution Hardened, and Bake Hardenable

    F825 Specification for Drawers, Furniture, Marine, Steel

    F1085 Specification for Mattress and Box Springs for Use in Berths in Marine Vessels

    AISC Manual


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 93.140 (Construction of waterways, ports and dykes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25111900(Marine craft systems and subassemblies)

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/F1244-08R18

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1244-08(2018), Standard Specification for Berths, Marine, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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