ASME B30.5 (2007)

Mobile and Locomotive Cranes

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B30.5 applies to the construction, inspection, testing, maintenance and operation of crawler cranes, locomotive cranes, wheel-mounted cranes, and any variations thereof that retain the same fundamental characteristics. The scope includes only cranes of the above types that are powered by internal combustion engines or electric motors. Side boom tractors and cranes designed for railway and automobile wreck clearance, digger derricks, cranes manufactured specifically for, or when used for, energized electrical line service, knuckle boom, trolley boom cranes, and cranes having a maximum rated capacity of one ton or less are excluded.

ASME is seeking members to participate on its new formed B30 Regulatory Authority Council.  The B30 RAC was established to help foster communication between local, state, and national government entities and the B30 Committee. Any regulatory agencies or jurisdictional authority that is interesting in learning more about keeping up to date on B30 Standards may contact Kathryn Hyam B30 Committee Secretary at: hyamk@asme.org to learn more.

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