ASTM F606 - 11a standard test methods for determining the mechanical properties of externally and internally threaded fasteners, washers, direct tension indicators, and rivets

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Source: ASTM International

These test methods cover establishment of procedures for conducting tests to determine the mechanical properties of externally and internally threaded fasteners, washers, direct tension indicators, and rivets. These test methods shall be as follows: externally threaded fasteners; internally threaded fasteners; washers and direct tension indicators; rivets; test for embrittlement of metallic-coated externally threaded fasteners; and determining decarburization and carburization.

This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

1. Scope

1.1 These test methods cover establishment of procedures for conducting tests to determine the mechanical properties of externally and internally threaded fasteners, washers, direct tension indicators, and rivets.

1.2 Property requirements and the applicable tests for their determination are specified in individual product standards. In those instances where the testing requirements are unique or at variance with these standard procedures, the product standard shall specify the controlling testing requirements.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
A394 Specification for Steel Transmission Tower Bolts, Zinc-Coated and Bare
E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E10 Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E83 Practice for Verification and Classification of Extensometer Systems
E92 Test Method for Vickers Hardness of Metallic Materials
E384 Test Method for Knoop and Vickers Hardness of Materials
F436 Specification for Hardened Steel Washers
F606M Test Methods for Determining the Mechanical Properties of Externally and Internally Threaded Fasteners, Washers, and Rivets (Metric)
F959 Specification for Compressible-Washer-Type Direct Tension Indicators for Use with Structural Fasteners
F1624 Test Method for Measurement of Hydrogen Embrittlement Threshold in Steel by the Incremental Step Loading Technique
F2328 Test Method for Determining Decarburization and Carburization in Hardened and Tempered Threaded Steel Bolts, Screws and Studs

Military Standard
MILSTD1312, Test 13 and Test 20

Index Terms

compression load; hardness; proof load; properties; tensile; testing; yield; Carburizing applications; Decarburization; Fasteners (metal); Gross decarburization; Hydrogen embrittlement (HE); Mechanical analysis/testing; Metallic hardness; Partial decarburization; Proof load; Rivets; Steel fasteners; Steel washers; Tensile properties/testing; Washers/washer assemblies; Wedge tension testing;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 21.060.01 (Fasteners in general)

DOI: 10.1520/F0606-11A

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