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    ASTM F1245 - 19

    Standard Specification for Faucets, Single and Double, Compression and Self-Closing Type, Shipboard

    Active Standard ASTM F1245 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.11

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.07

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    This specification covers single- and double compression and self-closing faucets for shipboard plumbing installations. Faucets may be classified into nine types: Type I is the standard (bibb) with three classes namely Class A (compression, plain end), Class B (compression, hose end), and Class C (self-closing); Type II is a lavatory, self-closing, low spout faucet with two classes which are Class A (fast-closing) and Class B (slow-closing, depression type); Type III is a folding lavatory,self-closing faucet; Type IV is an elbow operated faucet, Type V is a faucet with lavatory, combination water supply and drain fixture; Type VI is a faucet with combination supply fixture swing spout for use on galley sinks; Type VII is a faucet with single supply fixture swing spout for use with steam kettles and urns and this type has two classes namely Class A which has spout for overhead supply and Class B which has spout for riser supply; Type VIII is a faucet with supply fixture for pressed metal and shock mounted china lavatories; and Type IX which is a faucet with lavatory and combination of water supply and drain fixtures. Faucet bodies shall be made of bronze and handles shall be of commercial grade cast or forged brass or bronze. Bonnets, handwheels, and nuts shall be of commercial quality brass or bronze; machine screws shall be made of commercial brass. Seat washers shall be of a rubber or fiber material and suitable for a certain water temperature range without deterioration of material. Springs for self-closing faucets shall be of corrosionresisting steel, phosphor bronze, or nickel copper. All samples shall be subjected to a hydrostatic test.

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers single- and double-compression and self-closing faucets for shipboard plumbing installations.

    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 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 10, of this standard. 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

    B62 Specification for Composition Bronze or Ounce Metal Castings

    B584 Specification for Copper Alloy Sand Castings for General Applications

    D1974/D1974M Practice for Methods of Closing, Sealing, and Reinforcing Fiberboard Boxes

    D5118/D5118M Practice for Fabrication of Fiberboard Shipping Boxes

    D6251/D6251M Specification for Wood-Cleated Panelboard Shipping Boxes

    D6880/D6880M Specification for Wood Boxes

    ASQ Standard

    ANSI/ASQ Z1.4 Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Attributes

    Federal Specifications

    PPP-B-566 Boxes, Folding, Paperboard

    PPP-B-676 Boxes, Setup

    Military Standards

    MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage


    Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)

    NAVSEA Drawing 805-1623970 Unit, Lavatory for Officers Station

    SAE International Standards


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 47.020.80 (Accommodation spaces)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/F1245-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1245-19, Standard Specification for Faucets, Single and Double, Compression and Self-Closing Type, Shipboard, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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