ASTM International - ASTM F765-93(2006)

Standard Specification for Wildcats, Ship Anchor Chain

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 May 2006
Status: historical
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Other standards related to shipbuilding and marine structures): 47.020.99
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1.1 This specification covers wildcats as used in windlasses to haul in and pay out anchor chain on board ships. An associated chain stopper is used to secure the chain while the ship is anchored, or the anchor is housed.

1.2 Wildcats are of the five whelp type for use with stud link anchor chain conforming to the American Bureau of Shipping Grades 1, 2, and 3. Wildcat dimensions are provided for chains in integral 1/8-in. (3-mm) steps, ranging in size from 3/4 to 41/8 in. (19 to 104 mm). Wildcat dimensions for chains in intermediate 1/16-in. (1.5-mm) steps are not provided, but wildcats in these sizes are permitted within the scope of this specification.

1.3 Wildcats are configured to pass detachable links oriented parallel or perpendicular to the wildcat shaft centerline.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. This specification is for use with anchor chain that is measured in inch-pound units.

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This specification covers wildcats as used in windlasses to haul in and pay out anchor chain on board ships. Wildcats shall be classified based on materials and manufacture. Wildcats shall be... View More

Document History

May 1, 2017
Standard Specification for Wildcats, Ship Anchor Chain
1.1 This specification covers wildcats as used in windlasses to haul in and pay out anchor chain on board ships. An associated chain stopper is used to secure the chain while the ship is anchored, or...
August 15, 2012
Standard Specification for Wildcats, Ship Anchor Chain
1.1 This specification covers wildcats as used in windlasses to haul in and pay out anchor chain on board ships. An associated chain stopper is used to secure the chain while the ship is anchored, or...
ASTM F765-93(2006)
May 1, 2006
Standard Specification for Wildcats, Ship Anchor Chain
1.1 This specification covers wildcats as used in windlasses to haul in and pay out anchor chain on board ships. An associated chain stopper is used to secure the chain while the ship is anchored, or...
November 10, 1998
Standard Specification for Wildcats, Ship Anchor Chain
1.1 This specification covers wildcats as used in windlasses to haul in and pay out anchor chain on board ships. An associated chain stopper is used to secure the chain while the ship is anchored, or...
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