ASME B107.54

ASME B107.54

Heavy Striking Tools: Safety Requirements

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Scope:
This Standard provides safety requirements for the design, construction, testing, and use of the following styles of heavy striking tools. The names given and intended uses are those generally recognized (see Fig. 1).

(a) Blacksmith's Double-Face Sledges. Nevada long-pattern striking hammers, and Oregon short-pattern striking hammers, intended specifically for use in general sledging operations in striking wood, metal, masonry, and stone.

(b) Hand Drilling Hammers. Intended specifically for use in striking chisels, punches, star drills, spikes, and hardened nails.

(c) Blacksmith's Cross-Peen Sledges. The striking face of which is intended specifically for use in general sledging operations in striking wood, metal, masonry, and stone and the peen face of which is intended specifically for use in bending and fullering (necking) unhardened metal.

(d) Woodchopper's Maul. The bit end of which is intended specifically for splitting logs and the striking face of which is intended specifically for driving metal wood-splitting wedges into logs.

(e) Railroad Spike Maul. Intended specifically for use in driving railroad spikes.

(f) Spalling Hammers. Intended specifically for use in cutting and shaping stone and masonry by first making a score line with the peen and then tapping away the unwanted stone or masonry with the striking face.

(g) Stone Sledge. The peen end of which is intended specifically for making score lines in stone and masonry and the striking face of which is intended specifically for use in breaking up stone and masonry.

(h) Bush Hammers. Intended specifically for use in roughing and chipping concrete.

(i) Boat Mauls. Intended specifically for use in driving wooden wedges and wooden pegs.

(j) Lineman's or Farrier's Turning Hammers. Intended specifically for use by telephone and electric utility linemen or by farriers (blacksmiths) in forming and shaping horseshoes.

Organization: ASME International
Document Number: asme b107.54
Publish Date: 2001-08-31
Page Count: 15
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: YES
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: NO
Status: Inactive

Publication Date: 08/31/2001 - Complete Document

Description :

This Standard provides safety requirements for the design, construction, testing, and use of the following styles of heavy striking tools. The names given and intended uses are those generally recognized (see Fig. 1).

(a) Blacksmith's Double-Face Sledges. Nevada long-pattern striking hammers, and Oregon short-pattern striking hammers, intended specifically for use in general sledging operations in striking wood, metal, masonry, and stone.

(b) Hand Drilling Hammers. Intended specifically for use in striking chisels, punches, star drills, spikes, and hardened nails.

(c) Blacksmith's Cross-Peen Sledges. The striking face of which is intended specifically for use in general sledging operations in striking wood, metal, masonry, and stone and the peen face of which is intended specifically for use in bending and fullering (necking) unhardened metal.

(d) Woodchopper's Maul. The bit end of which is intended specifically for splitting logs and the striking face of which is intended specifically for driving metal wood-splitting wedges into logs.

(e) Railroad Spike Maul. Intended specifically for use in driving railroad spikes.

(f) Spalling Hammers. Intended specifically for use in cutting and shaping stone and masonry by first making a score line with the peen and then tapping away the unwanted stone or masonry with the striking face.

(g) Stone Sledge. The peen end of which is intended specifically for making score lines in stone and masonry and the striking face of which is intended specifically for use in breaking up stone and masonry.

(h) Bush Hammers. Intended specifically for use in roughing and chipping concrete.

(i) Boat Mauls. Intended specifically for use in driving wooden wedges and wooden pegs.

(j) Lineman's or Farrier's Turning Hammers. Intended specifically for use by telephone and electric utility linemen or by farriers (blacksmiths) in forming and shaping horseshoes.

Document Type : Complete Document

Language : English

Page Count : 15

Publication Date : 08/31/2001

Revision : 01

Status : Historical

Superseding Document : ASME B107.400

Title : Heavy Striking Tools: Safety Requirements

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