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    ASTM F992 - 17

    Standard Specification for Valve Label Plates

    Active Standard ASTM F992 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.11

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.07

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    This specification covers the materials, dimensions, inscription, and methods of inscribing for shipboard valve label plates. Label plates shall be classified by type, grade, class, size, and letter size in accordance with material and method of inscribing, method of attachment, thickness of sheet, strip, or plate, dimensions, and letter size to be used. Types and materials: type I - anodized aluminium, engraved; type II - anodized aluminium, metal photo; type III - stainless steel, engraved; type IV - brass, engraved; and type V - plastic, engraved. Grades and methods of attachment: grade A - adhesive on metal bracket (backling plate); grade B - metal strapping or screw; grade C - welding; grade D - secured by handwheel nut; and grade E - connection to valve stem, bonnet, or flange. Inscription on label plates shall include the system identification number, valve identification number, and the function of the valve. The pressure in line, where the line is coming from or going to, or both, may be included along with any other pertinent information.

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the materials, dimensions, inscription, and methods of inscribing for shipboard valve label plates.

    1.2 Fasteners shall be ordered separately and are not included in this specification.

    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

    A240 Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications

    B36/B36M Specification for Brass Plate, Sheet, Strip, And Rolled Bar

    B209 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate

    B580 Specification for Anodic Oxide Coatings on Aluminum

    D709 Specification for Laminated Thermosetting Materials

    Other Documents

    American Bureau of Shipping Rules for Building and

    ANSI Y14.38 Abbreviations and Acronyms for Use on Drawings and Related Documents Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 47.020.05 (Materials and components for shipbuilding)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F0992-17

    Citation Format

    ASTM F992-17, Standard Specification for Valve Label Plates, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2017, www.astm.org

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