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    ASTM F986 - 86(2018)e1

    Standard Specification for Suction Strainer Boxes

    Active Standard ASTM F986 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.11

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.07

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    This specification covers the design and material requirements as well as the construction strainer boxes used in ships' bilges and other tank locations requiring trash protection for suction pipes and pumps. Materials covered by this specification are Types 1 and 2 strainer boxes, which shall be manufactured free of defects, burrs, and sharp edges, and with dimensions conforming to the requirements specified. The strainer boxes shall be hot galvanized after fabrication.

    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 design, materials, and construction of strainer boxes for use in ships’ bilges and other such tank locations that require trash protection for suction pipes and pumps.

    1.2 This specification covers pipe sizes from NPS 11/2 through NPS 16 (see Note 1).

    Note 1: The dimensionless designator NPS (nominal pipe size) has been substituted in this specification for such traditional terms as “nominal diameter,” “size,” and “nominal size.”

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    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

    A36/A36M Specification for Carbon Structural Steel

    A123/A123M Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products

    F593 Specification for Stainless Steel Bolts, Hex Cap Screws, and Studs

    F594 Specification for Stainless Steel Nuts

    F708 Practice for Design and Installation of Rigid Pipe Hangers

    AWS Standard

    AWS D1.3 Structural Welding CodeSheet Steel

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 47.020.30 (Piping systems)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40170000(Pipe piping and pipe fittings)

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/F0986-86R18E01

    Citation Format

    ASTM F986-86(2018)e1, Standard Specification for Suction Strainer Boxes, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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