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ASTM Publication covers standards for mechanical fasteners.

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December 10, 2008 - Providing all standards developed by ASTM International Committee F16 on Fasteners as well as most commonly referenced documents from standards, ASTM Standards for Mechanical Fasteners and Related Processes: 2nd Edition is suited use in construction, automotive, military, railroad, shipbuilding, boiler, and pressure vessel sectors. In addition to fasteners, 150 standards cover raw materials, inspection, testing procedures, and quality assurance.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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New Publication on ASTM Standards for Mechanical Fasteners Now Available

Press release date: December 8, 2008

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 8 December 2008-A new publication now available from ASTM International, ASTM Standards for Mechanical Fasteners and Related Processes: 2nd Edition, provides all of the standards developed by ASTM International Committee F16 on Fasteners. Compiled from more than 15 volumes of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, the book also includes the most commonly referenced documents from the standards. This is the most comprehensive ASTM fastener volume ever offered for use in the construction, automotive, military, railroad, shipbuilding, boiler and pressure vessel sectors. In addition to fasteners, the 150 standards cover their raw materials, inspection, testing procedures and quality assurance. Numerous other topics of interest range from hydrogen embrittlement to requirements for organic and inorganic coatings. Copies of ASTM Standards for Mechanical Fasteners and Related Processes: 2nd Edition are available in print (1,200 pages, soft cover, 8.5" x 11"; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8002-4; stock # FASTENER08) and on CD-ROM (ISBN: 978-0-8031-8003-1; stock # FASTENERCD08) for $249. Contact ASTM Customer Service (phone: 610-832-9585; fax: 610-832-9555; service@astm.org) or visit www.astm.org. Established in 1898, ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions around the globe.

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