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AS 1666.1-1995

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Wire-rope slings - Product specification
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Superseded date

30-06-2017

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-1995

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1 - AS 1666.1-1995 WIRE-ROPE SLINGS - PRODUCT SPECIFICATION
4 - PREFACE
5 - CONTENTS
6 - 1 SCOPE
6 - 2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
7 - 3 DEFINITIONS
7 - 3.1 Assembly
7 - 3.2 Bowl of socket
7 - 3.3 Closed poured socket
7 - 3.4 Closed swage fitting
8 - 3.5 Competent person
8 - 3.6 Construction (of wire rope)
8 - 3.7 Double-part sling leg
8 - 3.8 Effective length of a sling
8 - 3.9 Endless sling
8 - 3.10 Eye
8 - 3.11 Ferrule
8 - 3.12 Ferrule-secured eye
8 - 3.13 Flemish eye
8 - 3. 14 Grommet
8 - 3.15 Hand-spliced eye
8 - 3.16 Hard eye
8 - 3.17 Leg
8 - 3.18 Mechanically-spliced eye
8 - 3.19 Nominal size of a sling
8 - 3.20 Open poured socket
9 - 3.21 Open swage fitting
9 - 3.22 Plaited rope
9 - 3.23 Poured socket
9 - 3.24 Safe working load
9 - 3.25 Seize
9 - 3.26 Seizing wire
9 - 3.27 Serve
9 - 3.28 Shall
9 - 3.29 Should
10 - 3.30 Sizes of slings
10 - 3.30.1 Effective length of a sling
10 - 3.30.2 Normal size of a sling
10 - 3.31 Sling
10 - 3.32 Sling assembly
10 - 3.33 Sling leg
10 - 3.34 Socket
10 - 3.35 Soft eye
10 - 3.36 Strand
10 - 3.37 Stud-end swage fitting
10 - 3.38 Swage fitting
10 - 3.39 Thimble eye
10 - 3.40 Tuck
10 - 3.41 Turn-back eye
11 - 3.42 Whip
11 - 3.43 Working load
11 - 3.43.1 Safe working load (SWL)
11 - 3.43.2 Working load limit (WLL)
11 - 4 MATERIALS
11 - 4.1 Components
11 - 4.2 Wire rope
12 - 4.3 End fittings
12 - 4.3.1 Instruction
12 - 4.3.2 Ferrules
12 - 4.3.3 Poured sockets
12 - 4.3.4 Swage fittings
12 - 4.3.5 Other end fittings
12 - 5 DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE
12 - 5.1 Strength of components
13 - 5.2 Dimensions
13 - 5.2.1 Tolerance on effective lengths
13 - 5.2.2 Joints
13 - 5.2.3 Internal length of soft eyes
13 - 5.2.4 Length of wire rope leg
13 - 5.2.5 Effective length of endless sling
13 - 5.3 Thimbles
13 - 5.4 Whipping
13 - 5.5 Serving
13 - 5.6 End terminations
13 - 5.6.1 General
14 - 5.6.2 Ferrule-secured eyes
14 - 5.6.3 Flemish eyes
14 - 5.6.4 Hand-spliced eyes
14 - 5.6.5 Poured sockets
14 - 5.6.6 Swage fittings
14 - 5.7 Grommets
14 - 5.8 Double-part sling legs
15 - 5.9 Sling assemblies
15 - 5.9.1 Single-leg slings
15 - 5.9.2 Two-leg slings
15 - 5.9.3 Three-leg slings
15 - 5.9.4 Four-leg slings
15 - 5.9.5 Overcrowding
15 - 5.9.6 Rings and links
15 - 6 MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
15 - 6.1 Strength
15 - 6.2 Performance of terminations
15 - 6.3 WLL
15 - 6.3.1 Single-leg sling
16 - 6.3.2 Grommets, endless single-leg slings and double-part single-leg slings
16 - 6.3.3 Multi-leg slings
16 - 7 MARKING
16 - 7.1 General
16 - 7.2 Poured sockets
16 - 8 TESTING OF MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
17 - 9 PROOF TEST
17 - 9.1 Proof loading
17 - 9.2 Requirements
17 - 9.3 Test certificate
19 - APPENDIX A - INFORMATION THAT SHOULD BE SUPPLIED WITH ENQUIRIES AND ORDERS
20 - APPENDIX B - TYPES OF SLING
20 - B1 SINGLE- LEG SLINGS AND SLING LEGS
20 - B2 MULTI-LEG SLINGS
27 - APPENDIX C - CONDITIONS FOR APPLICATION OF TEST FORCES
28 - APPENDIX D - MEANS FOR DEMONSTRATING COMPLIANCE WITH THIS STANDARD
28 - D1 SCOPE
28 - D2 STATISTICAL SAMPLING
28 - D3 PRODUCT CERTIFICATION
28 - D4 SUPPLIER’S QUALITY SYSTEM
29 - D5 OTHER MEANS OF ASSESSMENT

Specifies requirements for wire-rope slings, including grommets and wire-rope sling assemblies, for general conditions of use. They consist of steel-wire rope and often include end terminations, such as ferrule-secured eyes, poured sockets or swage fittings. Guidance on information that should be supplied with enquiries and orders is given in an Appendix.

This Standard specifies requirements for wire-rope slings, including grommets and wire-rope sling assemblies, for general conditions of use. They consist of steel-wire rope and often include end terminations, such as ferrule-secured eyes, hand-spliced eyes, poured sockets or swage fittings.NOTES:1 Ferrules are subject to specific requirements in Clauses 3.9, 4.3.2, 5.6.2 and 6.3.1 (in Item (b)).2 Hand-spliced eyes are subject to specific requirements in Clauses 3.8.3, 5.6.4 and 6.3.1 (in Item (c)).3 Poured sockets are subject to specific requirements in Clauses 3.19, 4.3.3, 5.6.5 and 6.3.1 (in Item (d)).4 Swage fittings are subject to specific requirements in Clauses 3.30, 4.3.4, 5.6.6 and 6.3.1 (in Item (d)).5 Guidance on information that should be supplied with enquiries and orders is given in Appendix A.

Committee
ME-025
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7262 9890 5
Pages
24
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes
UnderRevision

First published as part of AS B286-1970.Revised and redesignated AS 1666-1976.Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1666.1-1995. First published as part of AS B286-1970. Revised and redesignated AS 1666-1976. Revised and redesignated in part as AS 1666.1-1995.

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