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EN 818-5:1999/A1:2008 Standard



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Machinery (MD) Directive (2006/42/EC)

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Short link chain for lifting purposes - Safety - Part 5: Chain slings - Grade 4


This Part of EN 818 specifies the requirements related to safety, methods of rating and testing of single-, two-, three-, four-leg and endless chain slings, assembled by welding, using short link grade 4 medium tolerance chain conforming to EN 818-3:1999+A1 together with the appropriate range of components of the same grade in accordance with EN 1677-5:2001+A1 and -6:2001+A1. These chain slings are intended for lifting objects, materials or goods. NOTE Instructions for use and maintenance of chain slings are covered by EN 818-6:2000+A1. The hazards covered by this Part of the standard are identified in clause 4. Annex A gives an alternative method of rating and marking a chain sling for a specific lifting application. Annex B contains the bases for calculation of working load limits. Annex C gives an example of a designation system for chain slings. Annex D gives an example of identification tags for chain slings. Annexes ZA and ZB give the relationship with EU Directives.


Tuesday 8th of September 2009


This standard is an amendment for "EN 818-5:1999"

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