This guide is intended to provide a rapid, easy to use method for identifying Committee F16 fastener specifications and their applicable marking requirements. Selection is made by product type (bolts, nuts, washers, etc.) and material (alloy steel, carbon steel, stainless steel, etc.). Table size limitations and the need for simplicity prohibit identifying the exact grade, type, condition, etc., for all product/material combinations. The product specification must be reviewed prior to specifying fasteners on drawings or ordering to properly and completely identify the fastener, and its available variations.
1.1 This guide is intended to provide a rapid, easy to use method for identifying Committee F16 fastener specifications and their applicable marking requirements. Selection is made by product type (bolts, nuts, washers, etc.) and material (alloy steel, carbon steel, stainless steel, etc.) from as follows:
1.2 Table size limitations and the need for simplicity prohibit identifying the exact grade, type, condition, etc., for all product/material combinations. The product specification must be reviewed prior to specifying fasteners on drawings or ordering to properly and completely identify the fastener, and its available variations.
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