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BOS 653: 2014


Wooden handles for brooms, hay forks, and rakes (including general requirements for other wooden handles for tools) ― Specification

SKU: BOS 653: 2014 Category: Product ID: 27901

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This specification covers detailed requirements for one grade of wooden handles for brooms, hay-forks, and rakes. In addition, the requirements for species, moisture content, shape, finish, defects other than permissible defects, preservative treatment, packing and marking and sampling procedures, criteria of compliance with the specification, inspection and methods of test for the following handles are given
:a) Wooden handles for beater picks, mattocks, and picks (made to SANS 268)
b) Wooden handles for forks, shovels, and spades (made to SANS 269)
c) Wooden handles for hammers (made to SANS 292)
d) Wooden handles for axes (made to SANS 573)
e) Wooden handles for hatchets (made to SANS 672)
f) Wooden handles for universal type picks (made to SANS 692) NOTE 1 Requirements that must be specified by the purchaser and those that may be agreed upon between supplier and purchaser are listed in Annex A.
NOTE 2 Volumes and minimum masses for cylindrical handles are given in Annex B.
NOTE 3 Assessment of compliance with all the requirements of 4.8 requires special agreement between supplier and purchaser.

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