Short link chain for lifting purposes - Safety - Part 1: General conditions of acceptance
|Publication Date:||15 April 2008|
|ICS Code (Accessories for lifting equipment):||53.020.30|
This part of EN 818 specifies the general conditions of acceptance related to safety for electrically welded round steel short link chain for lifting purposes. It includes:
a) medium tolerance chain for use in chain slings and for general lifting service and;
b) fine tolerance chain for use with hoists and other similar lifting appliances.
The hazards covered by this Part of EN 818 are identified in clause 4.
Annex C gives proposals for clauses covering inspection, inspection marking and steel makers cast analysis which may be included in a form of contract.