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ASME HST-1

Performance Standard for Electric Chain Hoists

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Organization: ASME
Publication Date: 1 January 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 29
scope:

(a) This Standard establishes performance requirements for electric chain hoists for vertical lifting service involving material handling of freely suspended (unguided) loads using load chain of the roller or welded link types with one of the following types of suspension:

(1) lug

(2) hook or clevis

(3) trolley

(b) This Standard is applicable to hoists manufactured after the date on which this Standard is issued. It is not applicable to

(1) damaged or malfunctioning hoists

(2) hoists that have been misused or abused

(3) hoists that have been altered without authorization of the manufacturer or a qualified perso

(4) hoists used for lifting or supporting people

(5) hoists used for the purpose of drawing both the load and the hoist up or down the hoist's own load chain(s)

(6) hoists used for marine and other applications as required by the Department of Defense (DoD)

The requirements of this Standard shall be applied together with the requirements of ASME B30.16. Please also refer to ASME B30.16 for requirements pertaining to marking, construction, and installation; inspection, testing, and maintenance; and operation.

Document History

ASME HST-1
January 1, 2017
Performance Standard for Electric Chain Hoists
(a) This Standard establishes performance requirements for electric chain hoists for vertical lifting service involving material handling of freely suspended (unguided) loads using load chain of the...
November 28, 2012
Performance Standard for Electric Chain Hoists
(a) This Standard establishes performance requirements for electric chain hoists for vertical lifting service involving material handling of freely suspended (unguided) loads using load chain of the...
November 8, 1999
Performance Standard for Electric Chain Hoists
(a) This Standard establishes performance requirements for electric chain hoists for vertical lifting service involving material handling of freely suspended (unguided) loads using load chain of the...
November 8, 1999
Performance Standard for Electric Chain Hoists
(a) This Standard establishes performance requirements for electric chain hoists for vertical lifting service involving material handling of freely suspended (unguided) loads using load chain of the...
January 1, 1989
Performance Standard for Electric Chain Hoists
A description is not available for this item.
January 31, 1982
PERFORMANCE STANDARD FOR ELECTRIC CHAIN HOISTS
A description is not available for this item.

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