ASTM F1385 - 07(2012)

    Standard Practice for Platforms in Cargo Tanks

    Active Standard ASTM F1385 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.07


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    Significance and Use

    3.1 This practice establishes the procedure for the construction and installation of platforms to be fabricated and installed by the shipyards within the cargo tanks.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice provides design, construction, and installation criteria for platforms in cargo tanks.

    1.2 Where platforms are attached to ladders see Figs. 1-4.

     Cargo Platform—Bulkhead
    FIG. 1 Cargo Platform—Bulkhead
     Cargo Platform Elevation
    FIG. 2 Cargo Platform Elevation
     Cargo Platform—Girder
    FIG. 3 Cargo Platform—Girder
     Cargo Platforms Showing Typical Sections
    FIG. 4 Cargo Platforms Showing Typical Sections

    1.3 The values stated in SI (metric) units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.4 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ABS Standard

    American Bureau of Shipping Rules for Building and

    AWS Standard

    AWS D1.1 Structural Welding CodeSteel

    Other Standards

    SAE-AMS-C-27725 Coatings, Corrosion Preventative, Polyurethane, for Aircraft Integral Fuel Tanks for Use to 250 Degrees F (121 Degrees C)

    Federal Standard

    FED-SPEC-RR-C-271 Chain and Attachments, Welded and Weldless

    ASTM Standards

    A36/A36M Specification for Carbon Structural Steel


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 47.020.10 (Hulls and their structure elements)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25111900(Marine craft systems and subassemblies)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F1385-07R12

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1385-07(2012), Standard Practice for Platforms in Cargo Tanks, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.org

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