ASTM F765 - 93(2017) - Standard Specification for Wildcats, Ship Anchor Chain

ASTM F765 - 93(2017)

Standard Specification for Wildcats, Ship Anchor Chain

Status : Current   Published : May 2017

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1.1 This specification covers wildcats as used in windlasses to haul in and pay out anchor chain on board ships. An associated chain stopper is used to secure the chain while the ship is anchored, or the anchor is housed.

1.2 Wildcats are of the five whelp type for use with stud link anchor chain conforming to the American Bureau of Shipping Grades 1, 2, and 3. Wildcat dimensions are provided for chains in integral 1/ 8-in. (3-mm) steps, ranging in size from 3/ 4 to 4 1/ 8 in. (19 to 104 mm). Wildcat dimensions for chains in intermediate 1/ 16-in. (1.5-mm) steps are not provided, but wildcats in these sizes are permitted within the scope of this specification.

1.3 Wildcats are configured to pass detachable links oriented parallel or perpendicular to the wildcat shaft centerline.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. This specification is for use with anchor chain that is measured in inch-pound units.

1.5  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.




Standard NumberASTM F765 - 93(2017)
TitleStandard Specification for Wildcats, Ship Anchor Chain
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 May 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Anchor chain, Stud link anchor chain, Wildcats, Windlasses
ICS47.020.99
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages6
File Size294 KB
Price£40.00


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