ASTM A702 – 13(2018)
Standard Specification for Steel Fence Posts, Hot Wrought
This specification covers steel fence posts and assemblies manufactured from hot-wrought sections and intended for use in field and line fencing. Line posts shall be fabricated from steels A or B and assemblies from steels A, B, or C. The cross sections of the line post shall be T, U, or Y sections. One item from each lot shall be selected at random for testing. A lot shall consist of all posts or assemblies or both, of the same length offered for delivery at the same time.
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1.1 This specification covers steel fence posts manufactured from hot-wrought sections and intended for use in field and line fencing.
1.2 The posts are available as studded tee and are furnished painted or galvanized, unless otherwise specified.
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 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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A29/A29M Specification for General Requirements for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought
A123/A123M Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products
A499 Specification for Steel Bars and Shapes, Carbon Rolled from T Rails
A641/A641M Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Carbon Steel Wire
A700 Guide for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
FED-STD-123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies)
MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage
MIL-STD-163 Steel Mill Products, Preparation for Shipment and Storage
ICS Number Code 77.140.85 (Iron and steel forgings)
UNSPSC Code 30102903(Metal posts)
Referencing This Standard
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ASTM A702-13(2018), Standard Specification for Steel Fence Posts, Hot Wrought, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org
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