ASTM-A700 Standard Guide for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment

ASTM-A700 - 2014 EDITION - CURRENT
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These practices cover the packaging, marking, and loading of steel products for shipment, and are intended to deliver the products to their destination in good condition. It is also intended that these recommendations be used as guides for attaining uniformity, simplicity, adequacy, and economy in the shipment of steel products. These practices cover semi-finished steel products, bars, bar-size shapes and sheet pilings, rods, wire and wire products, tubular products, plates, sheets, and strips, tin mill products, and castings.

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1.1 This guide covers the packaging, marking, and loading of steel products for shipment. Assuming proper handling in transit, this guide is intended to assist shippers in packaging and loading steel products to arrive at their destination safely and in good condition. It is also intended that this guide may be used for attaining uniformity, simplicity, sufficiency, and economy in the shipment of steel products.

1.2 This guide applies to semi-finished steel products, bars, structural shapes and sheet piling, rods, wire and wire products, tubular products, plates, sheets, and strips, tin mill products, and castings.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.4 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 determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Keywords

loading; marking; packaging; shipment; steel products;; ICS Number Code 55.180.40 (Complete, filled transport packages)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

01.05 (Steel--Bars, Forgings, Bearing, Chain, Tool)

To find similar documents by classification:

55.180.40 (Complete, filled transport packages Including reusable packages and unit loads)

To find similar documents by Federal Supply Class Code:

FSC 95GP (Metal Bars, Sheets, and Shapes -- General)

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Document Number

ASTM-A700-14

Revision Level

2014 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Reinstated

Publication Date

Dec. 1, 2014

Document Type

Guide

Page Count

5 pages

Committee Number

A01.94