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Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents
• Part Number: 1919
• Part Title: Gear Certification
• Subpart: E
• Subpart Title: Certification of Vessels; Tests and Proof Loads; Heat Treatment; Competent Persons
• Standard Number: 1919.33
• Title: Proof tests-wire rope.
• GPO Source: e-CFR

Wire rope, except as provided in 1919.14(b), shall be tested by sample, a piece being tested to destruction, and the safe working load of running ropes, unless otherwise acceptable to the Administration on the basis of design, shall not exceed one-fifth of the breaking load of the sample tested. In the case of running ropes used in gear with a safe working load exceeding 10 tons, the safe working load shall not exceed one-fourth of the breaking load of the sample tested.

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Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents

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