ASTM International - ASTM F986-86(2008)
Standard Specification for Suction Strainer Boxes
|Publication Date:||1 November 2008|
|ICS Code (Piping systems):||47.020.30|
1.1 This specification covers the design, materials, and construction of strainer boxes for use in ships' bilges and other such tank locations that require trash protection for suction pipes and pumps.
1.2 This specification covers pipe sizes from NPS 1½ through NPS 16 (see Note 1).
Note 1-The dimensionless designator NPS (nominal pipe size) has been substituted in this specification for such traditional terms as "nominal diameter," "size," and "nominal size."
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.
This specification covers the design and material requirements as well as the construction strainer boxes used in ships' bilges and other tank locations requiring trash protection for suction... View More
This specification covers the design and material requirements as well as the construction strainer boxes used in ships' bilges and other tank locations requiring trash protection for suction pipes and pumps. Materials covered by this specification are Types 1 and 2 strainer boxes, which shall be manufactured free of defects, burrs, and sharp edges, and with dimensions conforming to the requirements specified. The strainer boxes shall be hot galvanized after fabrication.View Less