ASTM International - ASTM F906-85(2020)

Standard Specification for Letters and Numerals for Ships

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 February 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Graphical symbols for use on specific equipment): 01.080.20
ICS Code (General standards related to shipbuilding and marine structures): 47.020.01
scope:

1.1 This specification specifies shape, size, spacing, and shading of letters and numerals to be used aboard ship.

1.2 Characters are of Five Types: 

1.2.1 Type 1-Plain letters and numerals (16 units).

1.2.2 Type 2-Block letters and numerals (12 units).

1.2.3 Type 3-Type 2 characters with shading (shading-1 unit).

1.2.4 Type 4-Block letters (10 units) and numerals (12 units).

1.2.5 Type 5-Type 4 characters with shading (shading-1 unit).

1.3 This specification does not give location or size of various shipboard markings incorporating letters and numerals.

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.

abstract:

This specification covers the shape, size, spacing, and shading requirements of letters and numerals used in shipboard markings. Covered by this specification are five types of characters: plain... View More

Document History

ASTM F906-85(2020)
February 1, 2020
Standard Specification for Letters and Numerals for Ships
1.1 This specification specifies shape, size, spacing, and shading of letters and numerals to be used aboard ship. 1.2 Characters are of Five Types:  1.2.1 Type 1—Plain letters and numerals (16...
March 1, 2014
Standard Specification for Letters and Numerals for Ships
1.1 This specification specifies shape, size, spacing, and shading of letters and numerals to be used aboard ship. 1.2 Characters are of Five Types: 1.2.1 Type 1—Plain letters and numerals (16...
December 1, 2007
Standard Specification for Letters and Numerals for Ships
1.1 This specification specifies shape, size, spacing, and shading of letters and numerals to be used aboard ship. 1.2 Characters are of Five Types: 1.2.1 Type 1—Plain letters and numerals (16...
December 1, 2003
Standard Specification for Letters and Numerals for Ships
1.1 This specification specifies shape, size, spacing, and shading of letters and numerals to be used aboard ship. 1.2 Characters are of Five Types: 1.2.1 Type 1—Plain letters and numerals (16...
April 10, 1998
Standard Specification for Letters and Numerals for Ships
1.1 This specification specifies shape, size, spacing, and shading of letters and numerals to be used aboard ship. 1.2 Characters are of Five Types: 1.2.1 Type 1-Plain letters and numerals (16...
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