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SAE AS 7240A:2015 pdf free

SAE AS 7240A:2015 pdf free.Washers, Spring Lock, Carbon Steel, Procurement Specification for
After the first compression to flat, the free height of a washer shall be not less than 0.66 times the original free height.Subsequent compressions to flat shall not further reduce this free height by more than 0.005 in (0.13 mm) but the free height after ten compressions to flat shall be not less than 0.66 times the original free height.
A portion of washer shall be firmly gripped in vise jaws having sharp edges. Ends of washer shall be free and an axis passing through the slot shall be parallel to top of vise. An equal portion of washer shall be gripped in wrench jaws. Edges of wrench jaws shall be sharp and in a plane parallel to top of vise. Free portion of washer, between the grip of vise and wrench, shall be approximately 25% of washer diameter. Movement of wrench in the direction that increases the free height of the washer shall twist the lock washer through 90° without evidence of fracture. When a washer fractures because of twist, the structure at the point of fracture shall show a fine grain; the washers shall deliver, at the instant of fracture, a tough, springy, reactive shear.
The flat faces and the inner and outer periphery of the washers shall be smooth and free from knurling, serration, die marks, and deep scratches; however, slight feed marks are permissible. The ends at the gap shall not have cutting edges at the contact surfaces. Washers shall have rounded edges and shall be free from internal and external imperfections detrimental to their performance.
The vendor of parts shall supply all samples for vendor’s test and shall be responsible for performing all required tests.Results of such tests shall be reported to the purchaser as required by 4.4. Purchaser reserves the right to sample and to perform any confirmatory testing deemed necessary to ensure that the parts conform to the requirements of this specification.SAE AS 7240A pdf free download.

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