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FSG 56 Construction and Building Materials

FSG 56 Construction and Building Materials

Supply Items Included in Federal Supply Group 56

WALLBOARD,GYPSUM 31 Items
A rectangular sheet, or board, having an incombustible core of gypsum, usually encased in heavy paper or other fibrous material, and used as a finished surface for walls and ceilings.
CORK SHEET 17 Items
A sheet of natural bark or a sheet of rolled or comppressed granulated cork having a cork gum, gelatin, or phenolic resin binder. It may include a fabric or other interliner. Cross-sectional sizes are limited to thicknesses of 1 inch (25.4 mm) or less and widths of over 6 inches (152.4 mm). See also CORK AND RUBBER SHEET; CORK STRIP; and CORK AND RUBBER STRIP. Excludes INSULATION BLANKET, THERMAL; and INSULATION BOARD, THERMAL.
BUILDING BOARD,HARD PRESSED,VEGETABLE FIBER 215 Items
A rectangular shaped board of wood or other vegetable fibers of heavy density and square edges. The surfaces of the board may be smooth, tile scored, embossed, or painted.
BUILDING PAPER,VEGETABLE FIBER 29 Items
A single or multiple ply of vegetable fiber material composed of paper, with or without felt or with or without metal backing, used in construction. It may be combined or treated with asphalt or an equal agent for water resistance.
INSULATION,THERMAL 469 Items
A loose mass of glass wool, mineral wool, vegetable fibers, or diatomaceous earth as originally processed without regard to form or dimensions, primarily designed as loose fill for offering resistance to the flow of heat. Do not use if a more specific item name exists. Excludes electrical insulating compounds and CORK STRIP.
PAPER,ASBESTOS 13 Items
An item composed of asbestos fibers and a bond agent processed into either smooth or corrugated sheets over 6 inches (152.4 mm) wide. It may be fortified with cotton netting. It is normally used as a thermal insulation. Excludes ASBESTOS SHEET, COMPRESSED.
INSULATION SLEEVING,THERMAL 1850 Items
A rigid or flexible item composed of one or more materials, having uniform inside and outside diameters in the entire length. It may be furnished in segments or split-round or full-round sections, composed of one or more layers. It is specifically designed to cover pipe, tubing, and like surfaces, to restrict the transfer of heat from the high temperature surface to the low temperature surface. It may also include protective coatings, jackets, attaching cement, attaching bands, and/or accessories, (excluding prefabricated components used in aircraft applications).Excludes INSULATION PIPE COVERING, THERMAL, AIRCRAFT.
WEATHER STRIP 709 Items
A strip of material, or combination of materials used to cover or seal the joint of a door, window with sill, casing, or threshold to prevent the entrance of dust, rain, or drafts. Excludes NONMETALLIC ANGLE; NONMETALLIC CHANNEL; and NONMETALLIC SPECIAL SHAPED SECTION.
CLOTH,ASBESTOS 34 Items
A woven fabric over 12 inches (304.8 mm) wide, principally of asbestos fibers, forming a soft flexible textile of various weaves. It is normally used as a thermal insulation. Excludes ASBESTOS SHEET, WOVEN.
INSULATION BLOCK,THERMAL 234 Items
A rigid item designed to provide low thermal conductivity. It is composed of one or more kinds of granules and/or fiber with binder added, and has no specific surface perforations, fissures, slots or the like. It is supplied in lengths up to and including 36 inches (914.4 mm). For longer items, see INSULATION BOARD, THERMAL. Excludes BUILDING BOARD (as modified); MILLBOARD, ASBESTOS; ASBESTOS SHEET, COMPRESSED; CORK SHEET; CORK AND RUBBER SHEET; and FIBERBOARD (as modified). See also INSULATION BLANKET, THERMAL.
INSULATION BOARD,THERMAL 691 Items
An item identical in construction to INSULATION BLOCK, THERMAL except that it is supplied in lengths greater than 36 inches (914.4 mm). Excludes BUILDING BOARD (as modified). MILLBOARD, ASBESTOS; ASBESTOS SHEET, COMPRESSED; CORK SHEET; CORK AND RUBBERSHEET; and FIBERBOARD (as modified). See also INSULATION BLANKET, THERMAL.
INSULATION BLANKET,THERMAL 1724 Items
A flexible material composed of one or more kinds of fiber, with or without binder added, supplied in flat sheets or rolls. It may have a vapor barrier or reinforcing material such as paper, woven wire or other sheet material affixed to one or both sides. It is designed to provide resistance to the flow of heat, and must be rated for this use. Excludes insulation components prefabricated into definite shapes and sizes used in aircraft applications. Excludes INSULATION BLANKET,THERMAL,AIRCRAFT.
INSULATION TAPE,THERMAL 148 Items
A material 12 inches (304.8 mm) or less in width consisting of a jacket woven of asbestos or other heat resisting fibers filled with fibers of INSULATION, THERMAL. It is normally used for wrapping high temperature pipes. For materials 12 inches (304.8 mm) or less in width, not of filled jacket construction, see TAPE, TEXTILE; ASBESTOS STRIP, WOVEN; and ASBESTOS STRIP, COMPRESSED.
CEMENT,INSULATION,HIGH TEMPERATURE 36 Items
A mixture of refractory material (diatomaceous earth, exfoliated mica, rock or mineral wool etc.), asbestos fibers, and clay binder used for insulating high temperature work, piping, tanks, and general use.
TAPE,JOINT,WALLBOARD 21 Items
An item not exceeding two inches (50.8 mm) in width, used to cover the joints between adjacent sections of wallboard. See also TAPE, GUMMED; TAPE, PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE.
SOUND CONTROLLING BLOCK 118 Items
A light, rigid item composed of one or more kinds of granule and/or fiber with binder added, compressed to the desired density, and dried. It may be with or without surface coating and/or perforations or voids to be exposed to the noise area to entrap and dissipate sound energy, and is rated for this use. It is provided in lengths up to and including 36 inches (914.4 mm).
SOUND CONTROLLING BOARD 406 Items
A light, rigid item composed of one or more kinds of granule and/or fiber with binder added, compressed to the desired density, and dried. It may be with or without surface coating and/or perforations or voids to be exposed to the noise area to entrap and dissipate sound energy, and is rated for this use. It is provided in lengths greater than 36 inches (914.4 mm).
SOUND CONTROLLING FELT 43 Items
A flexible or semirigid material composed of one or more kinds of fiber with an added binder, manufactured in flat sheets or rolls. It is designed to entrap and dissipate sound energy, and must be rated for this use.
SOUND CONTROLLING BLANKET 575 Items
A material composed of one or more kinds of fiber, with or without binder added, reinforced on one or both sides with various confining media suitably bound thereto. It is designed to entrap and dissipate sound energy, and must be rated for this use. See also INSULATION BLANKET, CABIN, AIRCRAFT.
MILLBOARD,ASBESTOS 26 Items
A building and industrial board consisting of asbestos fibers and binder compressed into sheets and these sheets sized with vegetable fiber. This board has neither a thermal conductivity nor a sound absorbing rating. It is used where primary importance is attached to the characteristics; fire retardency, resistance to acids, and resistance to high temperature failure. Excludes INSULATION BOARD, THERMAL.
INSULATION FELT,THERMAL 104 Items
A flexible or semirigid material composed of one or more kinds of fiber with an added binder, supplied in flat sheets or rolls. It is designed to offer resistance to the flow of heat, and must be rated for this use. For felted insulation with paper or other sheet material affixed to one or both sides, see INSULATION BLANKET, THERMAL. Excludes FELT SHEET and FELT STRIP.
SOUND CONTROLLING BATT 143 Items
A material composed of one or more kinds of fiber without binder added, manufactured in flat sheets or rolls. It is designed to entrap and dissipate sound energy, and must be rated for this use.
BUILDING BOARD,ASBESTOS-CEMENT 12 Items
An item made of asbestos fiber and cement formed into a flat sheet(s) or a corrugated sheet(s) under great pressure. It possesses structural efficiency withstanding the destructive action common in chemical and metallurgical processes.
INSULATION PIPE FITTING COVERING,THERMAL 445 Items
An item composed of one or more materials, molded, compressed and/or baked into a rigid covering of the proper shape and size for various standard pipe or tube fittings. It is specifically designed to restrict the transfer of heat or protect from low or high temperatures. The molds are cut in half lengthwise and may be furnished with protective coatings, jackets, attaching bands, and/or accessories for application, (excluding prefabricated components used in aircraft applications). Excludes INSULATION PIPE COVERING, THERMAL, AIRCRAFT.
JOINT COMPOUND,WALLBOARD 23 Items
A compound designed for embedding joint reinforcing tape, filling, and concealing joints on gypsum wallboard. For interior use only. Not designed for use on wood or wood fibre products. Excludes PLASTER, PATCHING, GYPSUM.
INSULATION OUTFIT,BUILDING 15 Items
A group of items consisting of thermal insulation blankets, stapler, staples, tape, and the like required for insulating walls and ceilings of structures.
PANEL,CEILING 50 Items
A flat rigid or semi-rigid item, square or rectangular in shape, used to form the overhead inside lining of a room. The item may be rated for thermal insulation value and/or sound control and may have various surface patterns. For items designed specifically for insulation or sound control see INSULATION BLOCK, THERMAL or INSULATION BOARD, THERMAL and SOUND CONTROLLING BLOCK or SOUND CONTROLLING BOARD. Excludes PANEL, STRUCTURAL.
SOUND CONTROLLING PANEL 138 Items
Consists of a rigid, box shaped outer panel, sound controlling batt, sound controlling board and/or sound controlling block. It may be with or without surface coating and/or perforations or voids to be exposed to the noise area to entrap and dissipate sound energy.
TAPE,DUCT 97 Items
A narrow strip of aluminum foil, plastic, cloth, or similar material, six inches (152.4 mm) or less in width. Generally in roll form with or without liner, designed to be affixed to an object by adhesion. It is used to cover pipe and similar objects. Under normal atmospheric conditions, it tends to resist any physical change. It may have a temerature rating and tensile strength. It does not contain coding signification, legendary characters, or printed data of any type. excludes: TAPE, PRESSURE SENSITIVE ADHESIVE; TAPE, INSULATION, ELECTRICAL; TAPE, ADHESIVE, RUBBER; TAPE, SEMI-CONDUCTING, ELECTRICAL; and TAPE, SHIELDING, ELECTRICAL.
PANEL,PERFORATED 28 Items
A flat item having perforations which allow the mounting of PERFORATED PANEL ACCESSORY. The design of the item allows for storage or displaying various types of equipment such as tools, and the like.
CAP,RIDGE 18 Items
A shaped piece of metal used to cover the ridge of a roof for weatherproofing purposes.
DOOR,METAL,SWINGING 335 Items
A movable metal barrier, designed to close passageways by a swinging action, whereby security against fire, intrusion or theft and/or elements is provided. When open, it affords access or egress. For vehicular components see DOOR, VEHICULAR; DOOR, HATCH, VEHICLE; DOOR, AIRCRAFT; DOOR, METAL, MARINE, STRUCTURAL.
WINDOW,METAL 49 Items
A metal frame with integral crossbars, or a fixed or movable metal sash, used to close an opening in the wall of a building or watercraft and to admit light and/or air. It may be glazed. Excludes WINDOW, MARINE&#59; WINDOW, VEHICULAR and PORTLIGHT.
MOLDING,METAL 186 Items
A shaped piece of metal having a plane or curved surface, either sunk or projecting, used for ornamental or other application.
TROUGH,EAVE,METAL 63 Items
A shaped piece of sheet metal, basically half-round or rectangular in cross-sectional form, used to form a gutter for rain water by attachment to the lower protecting edges, or eaves, of a roof.
DOOR,METAL,SLIDING 81 Items
A movable metal barrier of solid or openwork grille construction, designed to close passageways by a sliding action, either vertically or horizontally, whereby security against fire, intrusion or theft, and/or the elements is provided. When open, it affords access or degress. For vehicular components see DOOR, VEHICULAR.
GRILLE,METAL 505 Items
A metal frame enclosing a metal core which is constructed of perforated sheet metal, bars, core material, or the like. It is used to form an openwork barrier or screen to allow the passage of a maximum quantity of air and/or light, but excluding the passage of foreign objects. Excludes GUARD, FAN IMPELLER.
FLASHING,METAL 29 Items
A prefabricated piece of sheet metal used in the construction of a building between two intersecting surfaces to secure a watertight joint.
TREAD,METALLIC,NONSKID 46 Items
The upper, horizontal part of a step upon which the foot is placed, or a section placed upon or set into a deck, walkway, or coaming, made of metal, and corrugated or otherwise specially constructed to resist skidding. May have added material or inserts such as wood strip or abrasive particles to prevent sparking. Excludes door saddle, floor plates, gratings and elevator sills.
PIPE,DOWNSPOUT 72 Items
A shaped piece of sheet metal, basically round or rectangular in cross-sectional form, used to form a conduit, for conveying rainwater from the roof of a structure.
ELBOW,DOWNSPOUT PIPE 34 Items
A shaped piece of sheet metal, basically round or rectangular in cross-sectional form, turning at an angle to effect a change in direction of a rain water downspout. Both ends are designed to fit other shaped sheet metal pieces in the downspout, such as PIPE, DOWNSPOUT, eave gutter outlet, and the like.
SHOE,DOWNSPOUT PIPE 15 Items
A shaped piece of sheet metal, basically round or rectangular in cross-sectional form, turning at an angle to effect a change in direction of a rain water downspout. One end is designed to fit a PIPE, DOWNSPOUT or ELBOW, DOWNSPOUT PIPE. It is used at the bottom of the downspout as an outlet for the rain water.
TERMINAL,VENTILATION DUCT 37 Items
A fabricated device, generally constructed with a flared end and a straight or elbow type body. It may contain a damper and is designed to be used at the end of a ventilating duct to control the quantity and/or the direction of air flow.
FLANGE,RAILING 94 Items
An item having a right hand threaded concentric hole for the purpose of connecting it to a hand railing, side ladder, or the like. It has one flat side (not faced). The opposite side has a projecting rim, edge, lip, or rib. The face may be drilled for connecting bolts or screws. It is not intended for use as a pressure fitting.
CROSS,RAILING 42 Items
A metal fitting having four branches in the same plane, the axes of which form right angles. May have side outlet(s). Not intended for pressure service on pipelines. Used for hand railings or side ladders.
TEE,RAILING 32 Items
A metal fitting, having three pipe connections, the branch of which is fixed at 90 degrees (1.5705 radians) to the run or the branch may be adjustable. May have side outlets. Not intended for pressure service on pipe lines. Used for hand railings or side ladders.
ELBOW,RAILING 32 Items
A metal fitting generally globe (ball) shaped in body design. It is used to connect two or more pipes or tubing at fixed or adjustable angles. It may have slip and pin joints, or threaded joints, which are in accordance with specifications covering American National Taper Pipe Thread for Railing Fittings. It may have side outlet. It is used for hand railings or the like and not designed for use as a pressure fitting.
GRATING,METAL 350 Items
A fabricated panel of rigid construction. The equidistanced parallel bars are reinforced by welding, riveting or casting the cross members at either right angles or diagonally to the bearing bars. It is used primarily as flooring where ventilation and light are required, the load carrying capacity being the determining factor.
SCREEN,WINDOW,BLACKOUT 13 Items
A sliding metal panel used to completely cover the windows of a shelter and prevent escape of light during a blackout.
DOOR FRAME AND SLIDING DOOR,METAL 22 Items
A metal casing or inclosing framework and a movable metal barrier of solid or openwork grill construction designed to close passageways by a sliding action, either vertically or horizontally, whereby security against fire, intrusion or theft, and/or the elements is provided. When open it affords access or egress. It may include all necessary attaching and operating hardware.
VENTILATOR,AIR CIRCULATING 335 Items
A device designed to allow ventilation without excessive drafts. It may consist of either a deflector or louvers, stationary or adjustable to deflect the direction of air flow. Excludes items with fans.
SUPPORT,CEILING PANEL 26 Items
A support with a "T" or "L" shaped cross-section whose length is large in comparison to the cross-section. The item is designed to hang from the overhead structure, or be fastened to a vertical structure, and interlock with like items to form a grid for the support of ceiling panels, lighting fixtures, and the like, which form the overhead inside lining of a room. Excludes MOLDING, METAL.
PARTITION SET,MOUNTED 16 Items
A collection of PARTITION, MOUNTED.
SHUTTER,WINDOW-DOOR 36 Items
An item mounted inside or outside a window or door and used to exclude or control light or to help insulate a room.
DOOR,ROLLER CURTAIN 39 Items
A large metallic or nonmetallic closure used to close the opening in a hangar, building, warehouse, and the like to exclude light and wind, maintain reasonable weather tightness, and provide auxiliary access to areas outside the area proper. It is comprised of horizontal interlocking slats and guided at the ends by channel tracks. The item may be designed for rolling on a spring counterbalanced drum or be laterally guided by channel tracks. It may be power or hand operated and may include a hood or cover for the roller drum mechanism.
PARTITION,MOUNTED 52 Items
An item designed to be attached to the wall, ceiling, and/or floor to provide a sight barrier and a limited degree of sound dampening. It may be used in office areas, bathrooms, and the like and may have a special design for attaching equipment and accessories.
FRAME,OBSERVATION WINDOW 279 Items
A flat rigid item provided with holes or similar means for attaching to a container for the purpose of holding an observation window in place.
FRAME,DOOR 20 Items
A casing or enclosing framework, in which a DOOR (as modified) may be set or hung.
LATH,METAL 17 Items
An item which serves as a base for plaster, stucco, tiles, and the like. It is fabricated from sheet metal and either perforated or slit and expanded to form meshes or openings. The expanded metal type lath is made in sheets up to 27 inches (685.8 millimeters) wide from 24 to 26 gage material. For expanded metal of sheets wider than 27 inches (685.8 millimeters) and of 18 gage material and heavier, see METAL, EXPANDED; and CORNER BEAD, METAL LATH.
CORNER BEAD,METAL LATH 10 Items
An item fabricated from sheet metal having a projecting bead and either perforated or expanded wings formed at an angle, used on external plaster angles for protection and forming true corner lines.
METAL,EXPANDED 161 Items
A ferrous or nonferrous metal sheet, that has been slit and expanded to form a mesh, which is used for reinforced concrete work or plaster wall construction and also for making grille vents and for such articles as trays where stiffness is needed with light weight.
MAT,LANDING 55 Items
A preformed section of ferrous, nonferrous, or plastic sheet material consisting of interconnecting welded bars and rods, sandwich type constructed panels, or extruded panels of a specific length and width. A section may be ribbed and/or contain a series of pierced holes of a specific diameter and spacing. Connectors on the sides and ends may be male-female, overlap-underlap, or slots and bayonet type hooks. It is designed to provide a supporting surface for aircraft landing strips, roadways, and the like. Excludes MAT, BEACHING, WOVEN WIRE.
PULLING-IN IRON,MANHOLE 16 Items
A metallic item in the form of a loop or V with offset ends, which is set in concrete or masonry walls of a manhole to provide a convenient and strong attachment for block and tackle when installing of removing electrical cables.
STEEL BAR,REINFORCING 83 Items
MANHOLE TOP ASSEMBLY 15 Items
A metallic item consisting of a FRAME, MANHOLE and a COVER, MANHOLE which completely incloses the opening.
COVER,MANHOLE 54 Items
A metallic item for mounting upon a FRAME, MANHOLE and completely closing the opening.
FRAME,MANHOLE 13 Items
A metallic item which mounts upon or in a manhole and will accommodate a COVER, MANHOLE.
POLE,LINE CONSTRUCTION,METAL 72 Items
An upright metal standard, the upper portion of which may be jointly used to carry power, telephone or other communication lines and/or mount facilities for support of these lines. It may be equipped or have the provisions for the mounting and/or support of other accessories such as street lights, control boxes, or the like.
MAT SET,LANDING 23 Items
A set of landing mats of various sizes with landing mat clips or integral size lock and T-bar end connectors.
MAT,BEACHING,WOVEN WIRE 35 Items
A preformed item designed specifically to provide a supporting surface for various vehicles on beaches and/or unimproved roadways. It may be woven in one piece or in sections and joined to form a specified length. It may be rolled onto a core and mounted on a skid for storage within a ship. Excludes MAT, LANDING and MAT SET, LANDING.
CORE MATERIAL,CELLULAR,STRUCTURAL 384 Items
A light durable material having a cellular core of uniform geometric shapes. It is primarily used for, but not limited to, aircraft structure, such as fuselages, control surfaces, compartments, radomes, and the like. For items with a metallic or nonmetallic facing see PANEL, STRUCTURAL, AIRCRAFT.
SMOKE JACK 21 Items
A device consisting of a hood and stack usually used to exhaust stack gases of steam locomotives from roundhouses.
MEMBRANE,SURFACING 14 Items
A fabricated membrane material furnished in rolls and sewn panels. It is used as surfacing in the dustproofing and waterproofing of unpaved airfields, roads, and other areas.
TRACKWAY SURFACING OUTFIT 14 Items
A series of interlocking planks or panels with additional equipment such as a spool and anchoring attachments. It is designed to be dispensed from a truck or emplaced by hand. It is used as an aid to travel across level soft ground, slopes, beaches, dunes, ditches, and banks of inland waters; and, as a rapidly emplaced helicopter landing pad and a light aircraft landing strip.
PANEL,STRUCTURAL 424 Items
A flat sheet of sandwich construction, having a wood, formed plastic, or fiberglass core bonded to metallic or fiberglass facing material. It is primarily used for fabricating parts, such as floors, control surfaces, compartments, and the like. Excludes CORE MATERIAL, CELLULAR, STRUCTURAL.
GRATING,NONMETALLIC 95 Items
A fabricated panel which may be molded. Its rigid construction consists of equidistant parallel bars and bearing bars at right or oblique angles. It is reinforced at predetermined points and is used primarily as flooring or side walls where ventilation and light are required. It may be designed for insulation.
CHOCK,PARKING 31 Items
A chock which is designed to be used on a parking surface to act as a curb to restrict the movement of objects in the direction of the chock. It may have provisions for attaching it permenently to the parking surface and may be made of concrete, metal or other material. For items which are designed for temporary use and are removed when the prevention of movement of an object is no longer required see CHOCK (1), WHEEL-TRACK.
PLATE,TRACKWAY SURFACING OUTFIT 36 Items
A preformed, generally honeycomb-type metallic or plastic plate element which is linked to other plate elements and designed to be laid as a MAT, TRACKWAY SURFACING OUTFIT. It is used as a supporting surface for crossing rough terrain with soft ground, slopes, dunes, ditches, banks or fords of inland waters, and as a rapidly emplaced helicopter landing pad or aircraft landing strip. Excludes MAT, BEACHING, WOVEN WIRE.
FRAMEWORK,MAIN FRAME,TRACKWAY LAYING MECHANISM 35 Items
An item fabricated from metallic or nonferrous metal, such as shaped material, angles, channels, round bars or consisting of a welded construction. several of these articles are used to form the main frame as a basis for the LAYING MECHANISM, TRACKWAY SURFACING OUTFIT.
FRAMEWORK,TRACKWAY CARRIER 42 Items
An item fabricated from shaped material, such as angles or channels, tubes, round bars or consisting of a welded or bolted construction. The carrier for the MAT SET, TRACKWAY SURFACING OUTFIT consists of a combination of several of the aforementioned articles.
LUMBER,NON-WOOD,DIMENSIONAL 283 Items
An item fabricated from a synthetic compound and is used in dimensional wood applications as an alternative to natural wood. It is manufactured in nominal widths of twelve inches or less and has a thickness range from two inches to less than five inches with either a solid or hollow core.
LUMBER,NON-WOOD,BOARD 83 Items
An item fabricated from a synthetic compound and is used in board lumber applications as a natural wood alternative. It is manufactured in standard board lengths and widths with thicknesses not to exceed two inches.
LUMBER,NON-WOOD,PLANK 12 Items
An item fabricated from a synthetic compound and is used as an alternative to natural wood planks. It is manufactured in standard plank lengths and widths with thickness ranges from more than two inches to less than five inches.
LUMBER,NON-WOOD,TIMBER 66 Items
An item fabricated from a synthetic compound and is used as an alternative to natural wood timber. It has a thickness of five inches or more and can be any length or width. Includes items designed for landscaping, railroad ties, decking, or support beam applications.
POST,NON-WOOD 13 Items
An item fabricated from a synthetic compound and is used as an alternative to natural wood posts. It has a length less than sixteen feet and usually is round or has rounded edges. The post is used as a support to carry a verticl load.
ROOFING FELT 60 Items
A material composed of organic, asbestos, or glass fiber felt, saturated with bituminous compound. It is designed for use as roofing or flashing material and/or temporary general surfacing. Excludes BUILDING PAPER, VEGETABLE FIBER.
SHINGLE,ASBESTOS CEMENT 12 Items
An item composed of asbestos fiber and portland cement. It is either of uniform thickness or tapered in thickness from butt to head, and may be rectangular, square, or irregular in shape. It is designed for the covering of roofs and the exterior sides of buildings. Excludes asbestos cement clapboard.
SHINGLE,ORGANIC FIBER,ASPHALT 14 Items
ROOFING METAL 131 Items
A relatively thin nonferrous product, smooth or corrugated in form, coated or protected on one or both sides with an asbestos and/or asphalt compound or the like. It is primarily designed for use as a permanent roofing or general surfacing material. Excludes steel sheet items.
FENCING,WIRE 151 Items
A fabricated material made by joining together individual or twisted wires, so as to form meshes or openings between wires. The meshes are held secure by twisting, or by wrapping the overlapping strands with a short piece of additional wire. Wire fencing is used with supporting members in the construction of inclosures.
BARBED WIRE 42 Items
Single wire with barbs welded on it, or two wires twisted helically around each other, with two or four point flat, half round, or round pointed wires, known as barbs, twisted around one or both wires and spaced at equal intervals along the wire or wires.
POST,FENCE,METAL 172 Items
A metallic support having an angular, cylindrical, U, or T cross-sectional shape, the penetrating end of which may be formed into a point. The shank may have punched holes, slots, backbone, integral punched hooks, or other means for wire engagement. It is usually used to provide framework for erecting wire entanglements or fencing. Includes posts of this type used to support road markers and/or signs.
POST,SCREW,METAL 41 Items
A metallic item, round in cross section, one end of which is formed into a helical screw with a pointed tip, the shank section being formed into one or more eyes terminating in a point. It is used to support wire to provide framework for erecting wire entanglements or fencing. Excludes ANCHOR, GUY.
BARBED WIRE,CONCERTINA 34 Items
An entanglement of coiled barbed wire which can be pushed into a compact mass for transporting, and extended for use as an obstacle.
RAIL END 35 Items
An item specifically designed to be used as an end fitting on rails and/or rail braces that rest on the structural supports of a fence.
CAP,POST 32 Items
An end fitting designed to be attached to the top of a fence post to prevent debris and moisture from collecting in the post. Item may have a loop top for attaching a top rail to a line post. Includes items designed for decorative railings and the like.
ARM EXTENSION,FENCING 25 Items
A device designed to position and/or support additional strand(s) of wire to a structure, such as a CAP, POST wall or the like. It may be designed to include an integral CAP, POST.
GATE,FENCE 70 Items
A movable barrier that closes or opens a passageway for easy access through a fence. Constructed of an open framework or a solid structure of wood or metal with single or double openings. May be hung from hinges attached to gate post(s) for easy swing motion or roller type for slide motion; operated manually or automatic.
POST,SHELTER 49 Items
Wooden or metallic items specially designed to support a shelter, to adjust height, or to support a section. The item may or may not have holes, wire, rope or provisions for attaching fittings. Includes corner posts, center posts, and the like.
BARBED TAPE,CONCERTINA 38 Items
An entanglement of coiled preformed spring wire with serrated steel metal tape continuously clinched around the wire. The concertina is compressed into a compact coil for handling and extended for use as an obstacle.
PLASTER,GYPSUM 39 Items
A product of calcined, ground gypsum which may contain accelerators or retarders, as well as sand, fiber, and the like. It is used primarily for coating or forming large surfaces such as walls, ceilings, partitions, and the like. For items used for filling cracks, breaks, and indentations, see PLASTER, PATCHING, GYPSUM.
CEMENT,MASONRY 18 Items
A blended material used instead of job cement-lime mixtures to reduce the number of materials handled and to improve the uniformity of the mortar. These cements are made by combining either natural or Portland cement with fattening materials such as hydrated lime.
CEMENT,PORTLAND 41 Items
A finely pulverized product resulting from the calcination of an intimate artificial mixture of properly proportioned argillaceous and calcareous materials. When mixed with water, it hardens into a solid mass. It is used as an ingredient in mortar and concrete.
STONE,CRUSHED 35 Items
Fragments of quarried rock obtained by crushing; most uses require screening to specified sizes. Washing may be necessary. Used as aggregate for concrete, as railroad ballast, in highway construction, sewage filter media, and the like. Specific uses are in part dependent on the chemical composition of the rock. In general, for construction purposes it consists of sound, tough, durable fragments free from too many flat, elongated, soft, or disintegrated pieces.
LIME,HYDRATED 15 Items
A fine white powder produced by the action of water on unslaked lime. It consists essentially of calcium hydroxide naturally associated with more or less magnesium oxide or hydroxide.
ASPHALT,PETROLEUM 64 Items
A brown to black bituminous residue, obtained artificially from certain petroleums, which is insoluble in water but soluble in lighter petroleum fractions. It includes items which are produced through further processing by fluxing or emulsifying, or by the addition of flux and filler, to form end products, such as cutbacks and emulsions used in road work, waterproofing, and dampproofing. It also includes roof coatings with or without pigments and/or fillers.
FILLER,EXPANSION JOINT,BITUMINOUS 12 Items
GRAVEL,WATER FILTER 23 Items
SAND,CONSTRUCTION 34 Items
A material used as an ingredient in cement or bituminous concrete, mortar, plaster, and the like. It is also used as a filler or grouting adjacent to brick, stone block, wood block pavements, or building construction. Excludes SAND, SANDBLAST and SAND, LITHOGRAPHIC GRAINING.
SAND,WATER FILTER 29 Items
DECK COVERING RUBBER LATEX 12 Items
Liquid synthetic rubber which is mixed with other material such as aggregate, terra cotta, and the like, to make a mixture capable of being troweled to form a latex mastic deck covering, or underlay for a latex mastic deck covering.
DECK COVERING SEALING COATING 14 Items
A nonspecific material in liquid form, which, when mixed with terrazzo mix, liquid synthetic latex, and grouting powder, makes a mixture of troweling consistency used to form a latex mastic deck covering.
PLASTER,PATCHING,GYPSUM 32 Items
A product whose principal ingredient is calcined, ground gypsum used for filling cracks, breaks, indentations, and the like in walls, ceilings, and other structural members. See also PLASTER, GYPSUM.
DECK AND FLOOR COVERING SURFACE COMPOUND 28 Items
An item composed generally of completely apportioned aggregate and liquids (except for those which use tap water, the liquid is not included), which are mixed at the time of application to make a compound capable of being troweled to form a wearing and maintainable surface on floors and decks. See also COATING COMPOUND, NONSLIP.
TILE,GYPSUM 22 Items
A precast solid or hollow fireproof unit of various shapes, usually rectangular, which may be reinforced, used in construction of buildings as roof and floor decks, nonload bearing partitions, beam and girder covers, furring.
GLASS,SHEET 475 Items
Clear, fire finished glass (gloss smooth) as drawn, having a slight wave across the sheet. It may be evenly processed (etched, sandblasted, and the like) (no discernible pattern) on one or both surfaces.
GLASS,PLATE 544 Items
Glass having both surfaces ground to form parallel planes or parallel planes formed by flowing molten glass onto molten or semimolten metal. It may have an imbedded wire mesh and may be evenly processed (etched, sandblasted, and the like) (no discernible pattern), fire finished (glossy smooth), polished, or rough ground on one or both surfaces or any combination thereof.
GLASS,FIGURED 49 Items
Glass having a figure or pattern on one or both surfaces. It may have an imbedded wire mesh and may be processed (etched, sandblasted, and the like), polished, and the like, on one or both surfaces or any combination thereof. Ribbed glass is considered to be figured glass. Corrugated glass, even if patterned, shall not be considered figured glass.
BRICK,BUILDING,COMMON 37 Items
A rectangular shaped block made from clay or shale. It is individually molded and hardened by baking or burning by fire in a kiln. Its dimensions are usually 2 1/2 inches (63.5 mm) by 4 inches (101.6 mm) by 8 inches (203.2 mm). It is principally used in masonry construction. Excludes BRICK, BUILDING, CONCRETE; and BRICK, BUILDING, SAND-LIME.
TILE,FLOOR AND WALL,CERAMIC 328 Items
CONCRETE MASONRY UNIT,HOLLOW 15 Items
A precast concrete block, basically rectangular, with one or more cells extending vertically through the block. It is used in the construction of masonry walls.
BRICK,BUILDING,CONCRETE 21 Items
A rectangular shaped block made from a mixture of Portland cement and suitable aggregates, such as sand, gravel, crushed stone, and the like. It has dimensions approximately equal to those of the common clay brick and is used in masonry construction. Excludes BRICK, BUILDING, COMMON; and BRICK, BUILDING, SAND-LIME.
STRIP,METAL 54 Items
A ferrous or nonferrous product with corss-sectional dimensions limited to those established in Appendix C, FIIG A131. Includes corrugated and perforated items. For silver strips see SILVER SHEET.
PIPE,CONCRETE 78 Items
A hollow concrete cylinder, with or without steel reinforcement, usually used to convey liquids.
LATERAL,CLAY PIPE 14 Items
A clay pipe fitting having three connections, the branch of which is fixed at various angles other than 90 degrees (1.5705 radians) to the run, permitting lines to be taken off laterally from the main line.
ELBOW,CLAY PIPE 10 Items
A type of clay pipe fitting used to connect two sections of clay pipe and/or fittings to form an angle.
PIPE,CLAY 24 Items
A hollow cylinder fabricated from surface clay, fire clay, shale, or a mixture of these materials. It is used for the conveyance of sewage, storm water and various liquids.