ASTM-F823 Standard Specification for Desk, Log, Marine, Steel, with Cabinet

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This specification covers the construction of marine log desks of steel construction with cabinets that are to be provided with two adjustable shelves. Sheet metal shall be of commercial quality and the metal components shall be joined by welding or gluing with a structural adhesive to prevent racking of chest during handling. Spotwelds shall be spaced at a specific distance wherein visible spotwelds higher than the general surface of the adjacent metal shall be ground flush while visible spotweld depressions shall be spot filled and sanded flush. To prevent buckling or oil-canning, side panels shall be stiffened suitably. Sound deadening shall be vermin proof and shall be applied to back and inner face of sides of chest. A furniture base shall also be provided to secure the log desk to deck.




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1.1 This specification covers the construction of marine log desks of steel construction with cabinets.

1.2 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.


cabinets; log desks; marine furniture; marine log desks; steel log desks;; ICS Number Code 47.020.70 (Navigation and control equipment)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

01.07 (Ships and Marine Technology)

To find similar documents by classification:

47.020.70 (Navigation and control equipment Radiocommunications equipment, see 33.060)

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1993 R17 EDITION



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Jan. 15, 2017

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3 pages

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