ASTM F985 - 18

    Standard Specification for Pilot Platform

    Active Standard ASTM F985 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.07


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    Abstract

    This specification provides design and construction details for Panama Canal pilot platforms placed aboard the vessel. Platforms shall conform to the requirements of the Panama Canal Commission and Title 35 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The platforms shall be welded-aluminum construction. Decking shall be serrated-aluminum grating. Canopy shall be of vinyl-nylon construction with sewn seams and metallic grommets. Finally, canopy tie-downs shall be of a specified nylon line thickness.

    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 provides design and construction details for pilot platforms.

    1.2 The values stated in metric units are to be regarded as the 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

    B221 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes


    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/F0985-18

    Citation Format

    ASTM F985-18, Standard Specification for Pilot Platform, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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