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||Certification of Vessels; Tests and Proof Loads; Heat Treatment; Competent Persons
| Standard Number:
||Proof tests-wire rope.
| GPO Source:
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.