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ASTM F880 - 02(2008)e1 Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Socket-Set Screws


Source: ASTM International

This specification covers the requirements for austenitic grade stainless steel socket set screws (SSS), sizes M1.6 through M24, having property classes A1-50 and A1-70. The analysis of the screw material shall conform to the chemical composition specified. Socket set screw shall be subjected to torque test, Vickers hardness test, and corrosion resistance test to meet the requirements prescribed.

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1. Scope

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 Units—The 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 F880 has been developedF880M; 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.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
A262 Practices for Detecting Susceptibility to Intergranular Attack in Austenitic Stainless Steels
A342/A342M Test Methods for Permeability of Feebly Magnetic Materials
A380 Practice for Cleaning, Descaling, and Passivation of Stainless Steel Parts, Equipment, and Systems
A555/A555M Specification for General Requirements for Stainless Steel Wire and Wire Rods
A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products
A967 Specification for Chemical Passivation Treatments for Stainless Steel Parts
D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
F593 Specification for Stainless Steel Bolts, Hex Cap Screws, and Studs
F788/F788M Specification for Surface Discontinuities of Bolts, Screws, and Studs, Inch and Metric Series
F1470 Practice for Fastener Sampling for Specified Mechanical Properties and Performance Inspection

ASME Standard
B18.3 Socket Cap, Shoulder and Set Screws, Inch Series

Index Terms

Screws--specifications; Socket set screws (SSS); Stainless steel screws--specifications; Steel screws--specifications

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 21.060.10 (Bolts, screws, studs)

DOI: 10.1520/F0880-02R08E01

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