Standard Specification for Compressible-Washer-Type Direct Tension Indicators for Use With Structural Fasteners [Metric]
|Publication Date:||1 August 2004|
|ICS Code (Washers, locking elements):||21.060.30|
Footnote * - A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard.
This specification covers the requirements for
Two types of direct tension indicators in nominal diameter sizes M16 through M36 are covered:
Type 8.8 - direct tension indicators for use with Specification A 325M bolts, and
Type 10.9 - direct tension indicators for use with Specification A 490M bolts.
Direct tension indicators are intended for installation under either a bolt head or a hardened washer. (See Research Council on Structural Connections: Specification for Structural Joints Using ASTM A 325 or A 490 Bolts.)
The following precautionary statement pertains only to the test methods portions, Section 12, and Appendix X1 of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, 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.