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Interpretation of Sections of ASME B30.

9 Standard
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Alloy Steel Chain Slings


Section 9-1 Sets guide lines for testing and inspecting Alloy Steel Chain Slings.
Welded alloy steel chain slings must be proof tested by the manufacture and
written records of testing must be maintained. The frequency of inspection is
based on the severity of use. Frequent inspections should be performed monthly
for normal service and daily to weekly for slings used around the clock. Frequent
inspections are to be performed by the end user and records of these visual
inspections are not required. Periodic inspections are to be performed yearly for
slings in normal service and monthly to quarterly for slings used around the
clock. Periodic inspections are to be performed by a designated person and
records of these visual inspections shall be maintained for evaluation. Repairs
shall be made by a sling manufacture or equivalent entity. Criteria for removal
from service include such things as; deformed links or end fittings, missing or
unreadable identification tag, stretching or excessive wear.

Wire Rope Slings


Section 9-2 Sets guide lines for testing and inspecting Wire Rope Slings. All
assemblies which have swaged-sockets and/or poured sockets must be proof
tested. All other wire rope assemblies are tested upon purchasers request only.
Frequent inspections shall be made daily by the end user and periodic inspection
shall be made by a designated person with frequency being based on severity of
use. Records of periodic inspection should be maintained for future evaluation.
Repairs shall be made by a sling manufacture or equivalent entity. Criteria for
removal from service include such things as; ten randomly broken wires in one
rope lay, or five broken wires in one strand in one rope lay, excessive wear, sever
kinking, heat damage, deformed end fittings, and excessive corrosion.

Metal Mesh Slings


Section 9-3 Sets guide lines for testing and inspecting Metal Mesh Slings. New
and repaired metal mesh slings should be load tested. The frequency of inspection
is based on the severity of use. Frequent inspections should be performed
monthly for normal service and daily to weekly for slings used around the clock.
Frequent inspections are to be performed by the end user and records of these
visual inspections are not required. Periodic inspections are to be performed
yearly for slings in normal service and monthly to quarterly for slings used around
the clock. Periodic inspections are to be performed by a designated person and
records of these visual inspections shall be maintained for evaluation. Repairs
shall be made by a sling manufacture or equivalent entity. Criteria for removal
form service includes such things as; missing or unreadable identification tag,
broken welds, reduction of wire diameter, reduction of flexibility and distortion of
end fittings.
Synthetic Webbing Slings
Section 9-5 Sets guide lines for testing and inspecting Synthetic Webbing Slings
such as nylon and polyester slings. Synthetic slings are only proof tested at the
purchasers request. All slings must have an identification tag which is
maintained throughout the life of the sling. The identification tag must show the
safe working load limit. Any end fittings must be proof load tested to loads
compatible with the webbing material. Frequent inspections shall be made daily
by the end user and periodic inspection shall be made by a designated person with
frequency being based on severity of use. Records of periodic inspection should
be maintained for future evaluation. Repairs shall be made by a sling
manufacture or equivalent entity. Criteria for removal from service include such
things as; missing or unreadable identification tag, burn marks, cuts, broken
stitching, knots, and damaged end fittings.

Synthetic Round Slings


Section 9-6 Sets guide lines for testing and inspecting Synthetic Round Slings.
Synthetic round slings are only proof tested at the purchasers request. All slings
must have an identification tag which is maintained throughout the life of the
sling. The identification tag must show the safe working load limit. Any end
fittings must be proof load tested to loads compatible with the webbing material.
Frequent inspections shall be made daily by the end user and periodic inspection
shall be made by a designated person with frequency being based on severity of
use. Records of periodic inspection should be maintained for future evaluation.
Repairs of internal yarn are not permitted. Repairs of protective covering are only
to be made by the sling manufacture. All repaired round slings must be proof
tested before they go back into service. Criteria for removal from service include
such things as; missing or unreadable identification tag, burn marks, cuts,
exposure of internal yarns, knots, and damaged end fittings.