ASME B30.18 (2011)
Stacker Cranes (Top or Under Running Bridge, Multiple Girder with Top or Under Running Trolley Hoist)
Annotation and contents
B30.18 applies to the construction, installation, operation, inspection, and maintenance of hand-powered and power-driven overhead and gantry cranes that have a top or under running multiple girder bridge with a vertically guided carriage, with or without a top or under running trolley. The requirements included in this volume also apply to stacker cranes having the same fundamental characteristics, such as cantilever gantry and semi-gantry stacker cranes.