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  • AS 3637.3-1997

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    Underground mining - Winding suspension equipment Rope cappings

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-12-1997

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies requirements for rope cappings used in the suspension of conveyances and balance ropes in vertical shafts and slope haulage declines of underground mines. Guide and rubbing rope cappings are excluded.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for the following types of rope cappings used in the suspension of conveyances and balance ropes in vertical shafts and slope haulage declines of underground mines:(a) Fluted wire rope socket.(b) Rope socket.(c) Thimble and rope clamps. (d) Thimble-type capel.(e) Wedge-type capel.Guide and rubbing rope cappings are excluded.Additional requirements for wedge-type capels are specified in Appendix A.General requirements for all capel types are specified in AS 3637.1.

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    Committee ME/18
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 3637.3-1989.
    Second edition 1997. Originated as AS 3637.3-1989. Second edition 1997.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 3569-1989 Steel wire ropes
    AS 3637.1-2005 Underground mining - Winding suspension equipment General requirements (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 3637.1-1989 Underground mining - Winding suspension equipment - General requirements
    AS 1252-1983 High strength steel bolts with associated nuts and washers for structural engineering (incorporating Amdt 1)
    AS 2193-1978 Methods for calibration and grading of force-measuring systems of testing machines
    AS/NZS 1252:1996 High-strength steel bolts with associated nuts and washers for structural engineering
    AS 2193-2005 Calibration and classification of force-measuring systems (Reconfirmed 2017)

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 3785.8-1994 Underground mining - Shaft equipment Personnel conveyances in other than vertical shafts
    AS 3637.1-2005 Underground mining - Winding suspension equipment General requirements (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 3785.4-1992 Underground mining - Shaft equipment - Conveyances for vertical shafts
    AS/NZS 3785.8:2016 Underground mining - Shaft equipment Conveyances for inclined shafts
    AS/NZS 3785.4:2002 Underground mining - Shaft equipment Conveyances for vertical shafts
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