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Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Socket-Set Screws

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This specification covers the requirements for austenitic grade stainless steel socket-set screws (SSS). The austenitic stainless steel socket set screw shall be designated as condition AF (solution annealed) or Condition CW (cold worked). The screw may be forged, formed, extruded, machined, or ground to meet the dimensional characteristics and performance requirements. The analysis of the screw material shall conform to the chemical composition specified. Chemical analysis; socket strength torque test; and corrosion resistance shall be performed to conform with the requirements specified.



1.1 This specification covers the requirements for austenitic grade stainless steel socket-set screws (SSS) sizes 0.060 through 0.500 in., in two conditions, AF and CW.

1.2 UnitsThe values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

Note 1—A complete metric companion to Specification F 880 has been developedF 880M; therefore, no metric equivalents are shown in this specification.

1.3 The following hazards caveat pertains only to Test Method Section, Section 12 of this specification. This standard does not purport to address (all of) the safety problems 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.


Screws--specifications; Socket set screws (SSS); Stainless steel screws--specifications; Steel screws--specifications; ICS Number Code 21.060.10 (Bolts, screws, studs)

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2002 R08 EDITION



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Aug. 1, 2008

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5 pages

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