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  • AS 2294.3-1997

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    Earth-moving machinery - Protective structures - Laboratory tests and performance requirements for falling-object protective structures

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

    Withdrawn date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1997

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    4 - PREFACE
    6 - CONTENTS
    7 - 1 Scope
    7 - 2 Normative references
    8 - 3 Definitions and abbreviations
    8 - 3.1 falling-object protective structure
    8 - 3.2 roll-over protective structure
    8 - 3.3 deflection-limiting volume
    8 - 4 General
    8 - 5 Laboratory tests
    8 - 5.1 Apparatus
    9 - 5.2 DLV requirements
    9 - 5.3 Test conditions
    10 - 5.4 Procedure
    11 - 6 Performance requirements
    11 - 6.1 Requirement for FOPS alone
    11 - 6.2 Requirement for both ROPS and FOPS
    11 - 6.3 Material temperature requirements
    11 - 7 Labelling
    12 - 8. Reporting of test results
    13 - Annex A - Standard test report
    13 - A.1 Identification
    13 - A.2 Information supplied by manufacturer(s)
    13 - A.3 Conclusion
    14 - Annex B - Test report - Additional information for originator of test request
    14 - B.1 Drop test object
    14 - B.2 Photographs
    14 - B.3 Test results

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    Specifies the means for evaluating the characteristics of falling object protective structures (FOPS) under static loading and prescribes performance requirements for a representative sample under such loading. It is to be read in conjuction with AS 2294.1 and AS 2294.4. This Standard is identical with and has been reproduced from ISO 3449:1992.

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    1.1 This International Standard specifiesa) the laboratory tests for measurement of structural characteristics, andb) the performance requirements in a representive test,of a falling-object protective structure (FOPS).1.2 The laboratory tests are a means of testing the characteristics of the structures used to protect the operator from localized impact penetration and, indirectly, of the load-carrying capacity of the supporting structure to resist impact loading.1.3 This International Standard establishes a consistent, repeatable means of evaluating characteristics of FOPS under loading and prescribes performance requirements for these structures under such loading in a representative test.NOTE 1 For the purposes of this International Standard, "representative test" means a test of a specimen whose material, dimensional, and processing requirements are typical of those FOPS currently being produced.1.4 This International Standard applies to the following types of operator-controlled machines, regardless of the type of steering system used, as defined in ISO 6165:- crawler loaders, wheel loaders and backhoe loaders:- crawler tractors and wheel tractors;- graders;- tractor-scrapers.1.5 This International Standard does not apply to- self-propelled compactors;- drills;- paving machines;- machines having a power rating less than 15 kW (20 hp);- belt loaders;- excavators;- cranes;- drag lines.

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    Committee ME-063
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Withdrawn

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as part of AS 2294-1979.Second edition 1990.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 2294.3-1997. First published as part of AS 2294-1979. Second edition 1990. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 2294.3-1997.

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

    AS 2951.1-1988 Earth-moving machinery - Nomenclature - Basic types
    AS/NZS 4291.1:1995 Mechanical properties of fasteners Bolts, screws and studs
    AS 2953.2-1988 Earth-moving machinery - Human dimensions - Physical dimensions of operators and minimum operator space envelope
    AS 2294.4-1997 Earth-moving machinery - Protective structures - Specifications for deflection-limiting volume
    AS/NZS 4291.2:1995 Mechanical properties of fasteners Nuts with specified proof load values - Coarse thread
    AS 2294.2-1997 Earth-moving machinery - Protective structures - Laboratory tests and performance requirements for roll-over protective structures

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    AS 1418.19-2007 Cranes, hoists and winches Telescopic handlers
    AS 2359.9-2006 Powered industrial trucks Overhead guards - Specification and testing (ISO 6055:2004, MOD) (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2294.1 SUPP 1-2003 Earth-moving machinery - Protective structures General - Operator protective structures fitted to plant used in timber industry (forest operations) (Supplement to AS 2294.1-1997)
    AS 2601-2001 The demolition of structures
    AS 2294.1-1997 Earth-moving machinery - Protective structures General (Reconfirmed 2023)
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