ASTM F900 - 11 Standard Specification for Industrial and Commercial Swing Gates

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Source: ASTM International

This specification covers detailed requirements for chain link fence gates, gate posts and accessories for both single and double swing-type gates for industrial and commercial application. All gate hardware shall be of sufficient strength and durability to support the gate and repeated open-close cycles. Gate hinges shall be structurally capable of supporting the gate leaf and allow the gate to open and close without binding. Single gate latch shall be capable of retaining the gate in a closed position and shall have provision for a padlock. Double gate latch shall be a drop rod or plunger bar arranged to engage the gate stop. Locking devices shall be constructed so that the center drop rod or plunger bar cannot be raised when the gate is locked. The latching devices shall have provision for a padlock. Gate stops shall be provided for all double gates and shall be suitable for setting in concrete for the center drop rod or plunger. Gate keepers shall consist of a mechanical device for securing the free end of the gate when in full open position.

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1. Scope

1.1 This specification covers detailed requirements for chain link fence gates, gate posts and accessories for both single and double swing-type gates for industrial and commercial application.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
A780 Practice for Repair of Damaged and Uncoated Areas of Hot-Dip Galvanized Coatings
F1043 Specification for Strength and Protective Coatings on Metal Industrial Chain Link Fence Framework
F1083 Specification for Pipe, Steel, Hot-Dipped Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Welded, for Fence Structures
F2200 Specification for Automated Vehicular Gate Construction

Index Terms

drop rod; gate leaf; hinges; keepers; latch; plunger; polymer; truss rods;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 91.060.50 (Doors and windows)

DOI: 10.1520/F0900-11

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