Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents|
| Part Number:||1919|
| Part Title:||Gear Certification|
| 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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