Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM F2438-04

Standard Specification for Oil Spill Response Boom Connection: Slide Connector


1.1 This specification covers design criteria requirements, design geometry, material characteristics, and desirable features for oil spill response boom slide connections. These criteria are intended to define minimum mating characteristics and are not intended to be restricted to a specific configuration.

1.2 The specification defines the geometry required to mate with typical Universal slide connectors or Specification F 962 connectors with web thickness up to 0.3 in. Some very heavy-duty or PVC connectors may exceed this dimension and not be compatible.

1.3 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 to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 11.08
Developed by Subcommittee: F20.11
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/F2438-04
ICS Code: 23.020.10