Cranes - Wire ropes - Care, maintenance, installation, examination and discard AMENDMENT 1
|Publication Date:||15 February 2008|
|ICS Code (Accessories for lifting equipment):||53.020.30|
This International Standard details guidelines for the care, installation, maintenance and examination of wire rope in service on a crane, and enumerates the discard criteria to be applied to promote the safe use of the crane.
This International Standard is applicable to the following types of crane, as defined in ISO 4306-1:
a) cable and portal cable cranes;
b) cantilever cranes (pillar jib, wall or walking);
c) deck cranes;
d) derrick and guy derrick cranes;
e) derrick cranes with rigid bracing;
f) floating cranes;
g) mobile cranes;
h) overhead travelling cranes;
i) portal or semi-portal bridge cranes;
j) portal or semi-portal cranes;
k) railway cranes;
l) tower cranes.
This International Standard is applicable to cranes used for hook, grabbing, magnet, ladle, excavator or stacking duties, whether operated manually, mechanically, electrically or hydraulically.
This International Standard is also applicable to hoists and hoist blocks which use wire rope.