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    Wire-rope slings Product specification (Reconfirmed 2019)

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

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  02-04-2009

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies requirements for wire-rope slings, including grommets and wire-rope sling assemblies, for general conditions of use. Wire rope slings consist of steel-wire rope and often include end terminations, such as ferrule-secured eyes, poured sockets or swage fittings. Appendices include guidance on information that should be supplied with enquiries and orders, and conditions for application of test forces.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for wire-rope slings, including grommets and wire-rope sling assemblies, for general conditions of use. Wire-rope slings consist of steel-wire rope and often include terminations such as ferrule-secured eyes, hand-spliced eyes, poured sockets or swage fittings.NOTE:1 Ferrules are defined in Clause 3.10 and are subject to the requirements in Clauses 4.3.1 and 5.7.2.2 Hand-spliced eyes are defined in Clause 3.14 and are subject to the requirements in Clause 5.7.4.3 Poured sockets are defined in Clause 3.20 and are subject to the requirements in Clauses 4.3.2 and 5.7.5.4 Swage fittings are defined in Clause 3.32 and are subject to the requirements in Clauses 4.3.3 and 5.7.6.5 Guidance on information that should be supplied with enquiries and orders is given in Appendix A.

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    Committee ME-025
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 15/11/2019.
    This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2019 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 15/11/2019
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as part of AS B286-1970.
    Revised and redesignated AS 1666-1976.
    Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1666.1-1995.
    Second edition 2009.
    Reconfirmed 2019. Originated as part of AS B286-1970. Revised and redesignated AS 1666-1976. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1666.1-1996. Second edition 2009.

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

    AS 2574-2000 Non-destructive testing - Ultrasonic testing of ferritic steel castings (Reconfirmed 2022)
    AS 1380.2-1998 Fibre-rope slings - Care and use
    AS 3569-1989 Steel wire ropes
    AS 2317-1998 Collared eyebolts
    AS 3585-2008 End fittings for synthetic flat-webbing and round slings (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 1353.2-1997 Flat synthetic-webbing slings Care and use
    AS 3775.1-2004 Chain slings - Grade T - Product specification
    AS 4991-2004 Lifting devices
    AS 1438.1-1998 Wire-coil flat slings Product specification
    AS 2321-2006 Short-link chain for lifting purposes
    AS 1199.1-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Sampling schemes indexed by acceptance quality limit (AQL) for lot-by-lot inspection
    AS 2740-2001 Wedge-type sockets
    AS 1438.2-1998 Wire-coil flat slings Care and use (Reconfirmed 2014)
    AS 1380.1-1998 Fibre-rope slings - Product specification
    AS 1138-2008 Thimbles for wire rope (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 4497.2-1997 Roundslings - Synthetic fibre - Care and use
    AS 2741-2002 Shackles
    AS 2089-2008 Sheave blocks for lifting purposes (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 2074-2003 Cast steels
    AS/NZS 3679.1:1996 Structural steel - Hot-rolled bars and sections
    AS 1171-1998 Non-destructive testing - Magnetic particle testing of ferromagnetic products, components and structures (Reconfirmed 2022)
    AS 2841-2005 Galvanized steel wire strand
    AS 1199.0-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Introduction to the ISO 2859 attribute sampling system
    AS 2076-1996 Wire-rope grips for non-lifting applications
    AS 3777-2008 Shank hooks and large eye hooks - Maximum 60 t (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 4497.1-1997 Roundslings - Synthetic fibre - Product specification
    AS 1353.1-1997 Flat synthetic-webbing slings Product specification (Reconfirmed 2014)
    AS/NZS ISO 9004:2000 Quality management systems - Guidelines for performance improvements
    AS 2759-2004 Steel wire rope - Use, operation and maintenance
    AS 3507.1-2003 Non-destructive testing Guide to radiography for ferrous castings
    AS 1666.2-2009 Wire-rope slings Care and use (Reconfirmed 2019)
    HB 18.28-2005 Conformity assessment - Guidance on a third-party certification system for products
    AS 3776-2006 Lifting components for Grade T chain slings
    AS 2318-2006 Swivels for lifting applications
    AS 2193-2005 Calibration and classification of force-measuring systems (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 4142.2-1993 Fibre ropes Three-strand hawser-laid and eight-strand plaited
    AS 3775.2-2004 Chain slings - Grade T - Care and use
    AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 Quality management systems - Requirements

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    AS 2550.1-2011 Cranes, hoists and winches - Safe use General requirements
    AS EN 12079.2-2010 Offshore containers and associated lifting sets Lifting sets - Design, manufacture and marking (EN 12079-2:2006, MOD)
    AS 1666.2-2009 Wire-rope slings Care and use (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 3569-2010 Steel wire ropes - Product specification
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