ASME B30.9 (2003)


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Annotation and contents

Volume B30.9 includes provisions that apply to the fabrication, attachment, use, inspection, and maintenance of slings used for lifting purposes, used in conjunction with equipment described in other volumes of the B30 Standard, except B30.1 and except as specified in B30.12 and B30.23. Slings are not mentioned in B30.1 and are restricted by certain provisions in B30.12 and B30.23. Slings fabricated from alloy steel chain, wire rope, metal mesh, synthetic fiber rope, synthetic webbing, and synthetic fiber yarns in a protective cover(s) are addressed. Slings fabricated from other materials or constructions other than those detailed in this volume shall be used only in accordance with the recommendations of the sling manufacturer or a qualified person.