BS ISO 4309:2010 - Cranes. Wire ropes. Care and maintenance, inspection and discard – BSI British Standards

BS ISO 4309:2010

Cranes. Wire ropes. Care and maintenance, inspection and discard

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : August 2010 Replaced By : BS ISO 4309:2017

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What is BS ISO 4309:2010?

Since wire ropes on cranes are dispensable components, they should be replaced regularly. BS ISO 4309:2010 helps to indicate when steel-wire ropes have reached the point where further use would be unsafe. This standard also looks at practical guidance relating to storage, handling, installation and maintenance, as well as discard criteria for those running ropes which are subjected to multi-layer spooling. By following the principles set out within this standard, users can implement and maintain an adequate safety margin.

How does it work?

BS ISO 4309:2010 touches on care and maintenance, before looking at rope replacement and the offloading and storage of wire ropes. The standard then gives advice on ensuring the rope is in tip-top condition before the installation process begins. It also defines best-practice methods for running in the new rope, maintaining the rope and doing daily, periodic and post-incident inspections. Other topics include corrosion, deterioration, deformation and damage.

Who should buy it?

  • Companies using cranes
  • Manufacturers of wire ropes
  • Safety inspectors
  • Site managers
  • Quality assessors

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Standard NumberBS ISO 4309:2010
TitleCranes. Wire ropes. Care and maintenance, inspection and discard
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date31 August 2010
Withdrawn Date15 December 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 17893
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 4306-1, ISO 4308-2, ISO 4301-1, ISO 4308-1
Replaced ByBS ISO 4309:2017
ReplacesBS ISO 4309:2004+A1:2008
International RelationshipsISO 4309:2010
Draft Superseded By07/30169970 DC
DescriptorsRopes, Corrosion, Visual inspection (testing), Deterioration, Cores (ropes), Wire ropes, Grooves, Hoisting drums, Steel-wire ropes, Hoists, Terminal fittings (ropes), Rejects, Maintenance, Mechanical components, Drums (materials handling equipment), Inspection, Selection, Sockets (ropes), Defects, Cranes, Strands
Title in FrenchAppareils de levage à charge suspendue. Câbles. Entretien et maintenance, inspection et dépose
Title in GermanAppareils de levage à charge suspendue. Câbles. Entretien, maintenance, installation, examen et dépose
ISBN978 0 580 59980 4
File Size19.22 MB

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