ASTM F986 - 86(2018)e1 - Standard Specification for Suction Strainer Boxes

ASTM F986 - 86(2018)e1

Standard Specification for Suction Strainer Boxes

Status : Current   Published : September 2018



1.1 This specification covers the design, materials, and construction of strainer boxes for use in ships’ bilges and other such tank locations that require trash protection for suction pipes and pumps.

1.2 This specification covers pipe sizes from NPS 1 1/ 2 through NPS 16 (see Note 1).

Note 1:  The dimensionless designator NPS (nominal pipe size) has been substituted in this specification for such traditional terms as “nominal diameter,” “size,” and “nominal size.”

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

1.4  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 F986 - 86(2018)e1
TitleStandard Specification for Suction Strainer Boxes
Publication Date01 September 2018
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 Bilge, construction, design, pumps, strainer boxes, suction pipes
File Size258 KB

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