American Society of Mechanical Engineers / 04-May-2007 / 74 pages
Replaced by ANSI/ASME B30.9-2010
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 as restricted 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.