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ASTM A700

Standard Guide for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 November 2014
Status: active
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Complete, filled transport packages): 55.180.40
scope:

This guide covers the packaging, marking, and loading of steel products for shipment. Assuming proper handling in transit, this guide is intended to assist shippers in packaging and loading steel products to arrive at their destination safely and in good condition. It is also intended that this guide may be used for attaining uniformity, simplicity, sufficiency, and economy in the shipment of steel products. 

This guide applies to semi-finished steel products, bars, structural shapes and sheet piling, rods, wire and wire products, tubular products, plates, sheets, and strips, tin mill products, and castings. 

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard. 

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.

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard

Document History

ASTM A700
November 1, 2014
Standard Guide for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
This guide covers the packaging, marking, and loading of steel products for shipment. Assuming proper handling in transit, this guide is intended to assist shippers in packaging and loading steel...
September 1, 2005
Standard Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
(Footnote *) These practices cover the packaging, marking, and loading of steel products for shipment. Assuming proper handling in transit, the practices are intended to deliver the products to...
November 10, 1999
Standard Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Domestic Shipment
1. Scope 1.1 These practices cover the packaging, marking, and loading of steel products for domestic shipment. Assuming proper handling in transit, the practices are intended to deliver the products...
January 26, 1990
Standard Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Domestic Shipment
A description is not available for this item.
January 26, 1990
Standard Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Domestic Shipment
A description is not available for this item.
July 31, 1981
STANDARD PRACTICES FOR PACKAGING, MARKING, AND LOADING METHODS FOR STEEL PRODUCTS FOR DOMESTIC SHIPMENT
A description is not available for this item.
February 24, 1978
Standard Recommended Practices for PACKAGING, MARKING, AND LOADING METHODS FOR STEEL PRODUCTS FOR DOMESTIC SHIPMENT
These recommended practices cover the packaging, marking, and loading of steel products for domestic shipment. Assuming proper handling in transit, the practices are intended to deliver the products...

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