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  • AS 2321-2006

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    Short-link chain for lifting purposes

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

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2006

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 2321-2006 SHORT-LINK CHAIN FOR LIFTING PURPOSES
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 3 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 3.1 Barrel
    7 - 3.2 Breaking force
    7 - 3.3 Competent person
    7 - 3.4 Design factor
    7 - 3.5 Finished condition
    7 - 3.6 Gauge length
    7 - 3.7 Mean diameter (dm)
    7 - 3.8 Mean stress
    7 - 3.9 Nominal chain size (d)
    7 - 3.10 Nominal material size (dn)
    7 - 3.11 Non-calibrated chain
    7 - 3.12 Processing
    7 - 3.13 Proof force
    8 - 3.14 Self colour
    8 - 3.15 Shall
    8 - 3.16 Should
    8 - 3.17 Tensile test sample
    8 - 3.18 Total elongation
    8 - 3.19 Working load limit (WLL)
    8 - 4 MATERIAL
    9 - 5 DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE
    9 - 5.1 Dimensions and tolerances
    9 - 5.2 Welding
    12 - 5.3 Links inserted in the course of manufacture
    12 - 5.4 Kinking
    12 - 5.5 Visual examination
    12 - 6 MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
    12 - 6.1 Permanent deformation
    12 - 6.2 Strength
    12 - 7 MARKING
    12 - 7.1 General
    12 - 7.2 Information
    13 - 8 TESTING OF MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
    13 - 9 PROOF TESTING
    13 - 9.1 Proof force
    13 - 9.2 Requirements
    13 - 9.3 Test certificate
    14 - APPENDIX A - INFORMATION THAT SHOULD BE SUPPLIED WITH ENQUIRIES AND ORDERS
    15 - APPENDIX B - CARE AND USE
    15 - B1 WORKING LOAD LIMIT (WLL)
    15 - B2 HYDROGEN EMBRITTLEMENT
    15 - B3 EFFECTS OF HOT ENVIRONMENTS
    15 - B4 LOW TEMPERATURE
    15 - B5 HEAT TREATMENT
    15 - B6 CORROSIVE ENVIRONMENT
    15 - B7 GALVANIZING
    16 - B8 EXTENDING THE USEFUL LIFE
    16 - B9 INSPECTION
    17 - APPENDIX C - STANDARDS FOR COMPONENTS USED IN LIFTING SYSTEMS
    18 - APPENDIX D - CHAIN FINISHES OTHER THAN SELF-COLOUR
    19 - APPENDIX E - TEST FORCES AND CONDITIONS FOR THEIR APPLICATION
    19 - E1 TENSILE TEST SAMPLE
    19 - E2 CONDITIONS
    22 - APPENDIX F - MEANS FOR DEMONSTRATING COMPLIANCE WITH THIS STANDARD
    22 - F1 SCOPE
    22 - F2 STATISTICAL SAMPLING
    22 - F3 PRODUCT CERTIFICATION
    23 - F4 SUPPLIER'S QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
    23 - F5 OTHER MEANS OF ASSESSMENT
    24 - APPENDIX G - DETERMINATION OF ELONGATION
    24 - G1 GENERAL
    24 - G2 DETERMINATION OF PLASTIC ELONGATION OF BROKEN TEST SAMPLE.
    25 - G3 DETERMINATION OF TOTAL ELONGATION OF UNBROKEN TEST SAMPLE
    25 - G4 DETERMINATION OF TOTAL ULTIMATE ELONGATION.

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    Specifies requirements for non-calibrated chain for lifting purposes, which are manufactured from electrically welded round-steel short links.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for non-calibrated short-link chain for lifting purposes, which are manufactured from electrically welded round-steel short links.Guidance on information that should be supplied with enquiries and orders is given in Appendix A.Guidance on care and use of chain is given in Appendix B.Standards for components that are used in lifting systems are listed in Appendix C.

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    Committee ME-025
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 2321-1979.
    Second edition 2001.
    Third edition 2006. Originated as AS 2321-1979. Third edition 2006.

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    AS 1199.1-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Sampling schemes indexed by acceptance quality limit (AQL) for lot-by-lot inspection
    AS 1627.6-2003 Metal finishing - Preparation and pretreatment of surfaces Chemical conversion treatment of metals
    AS 1789-2003 Electroplated zinc (electrogalvanized) coatings on ferrous articles (batch process) (Reconfirmed 2017)
    HB 18.28-2005 Conformity assessment - Guidance on a third-party certification system for products
    AS 1418.1-2002 Cranes, hoists and winches General requirements
    AS 1442-1992 Carbon steels and carbon-manganese steels - Hot-rolled bars and semifinished products
    AS 1442-2007 Carbon steels and carbon-manganese steels - Hot rolled bars and semifinished products (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1199.0-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Introduction to the ISO 2859 attribute sampling system
    AS 1444-1996 Wrought alloy steels - Standard, hardenability (H) series and hardened and tempered to designated mechanical properties
    AS/NZS 4680:2006 Hot-dip galvanized (zinc) coatings on fabricated ferrous articles (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 1444-2007 Wrought alloy steels - Standard, hardenability (H) series and hardened and tempered to designated mechanical properties
    AS 2193-2005 Calibration and classification of force-measuring systems (Reconfirmed 2017)

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