AS 3775.2 – 2008 Chain slings for lifting purposes – Grade (80) and V(100) Part 2: Care and Use
AS 3775.2 – 2008 Chain Slings for Lifting Purposes – Grade (80) and V(100) Part 2: Care and Use sets out requirements and recommendations on practices for the care and use of Grade T(80) and V(100) chain slings, which are specified in AS 3775.1. It does not cover the use of such slings for the lifting of personnel.
This Standard is Part two of a series that consists of the following:
AS 3775 Chain slings for lifting purposes—Grade T(80) and V(100)
3775.1 Part 1: Product specification
3775.2 Part 2: Care and use (this Standard)
This edition includes the following changes from the previous edition:
- (a) Introduction of requirements for a ‘competent person’.
- (b) It is expanded to include requirements for Grade V.
- (c) Extra clarification of WLL for some multi leg slings.
- (d) Additional clarification and explanation on the correct assembly and use of slings with connecting links.
- (e) Mandating of periodic inspection record has been incorporated.
- (f) Expanded specification for inspection of self-locking hooks.
- (g) Application of inline shortening devices is included.
- (h) Maximum included angles reduced to 60° for two leg reeved and two leg basket slings.
For the purpose of this Standard, the definitions given in AS 3775.1, and those below apply.
3.1 Chain grade T(8, 80 or 800)
Grade to designate chain used for chain slings with a specified nominal stress at breaking force of 800 MPa.
3.2 Chain grade V(10, 100 or 1000)
Grade to designate chain used for chain slings with a specified nominal stress at breaking force of 1000 MPa. Grade V(100) chain can be produced by using materials that are suitable for 200°C or 380°C operating ranges. Each temperature range has specific minimum alloying elements requirements. V200 refers to Grade V(100) chain that has a maximum operating temperature of 200°C, V400 refers to Grade V(100) chain that has a maximum operating temperature of 380°C.
3.3 Competent person
A person who has, through a combination of training, education and experience, acquired knowledge and skills enabling that person to correctly perform a specific task.
NOTE: Requirements for competent persons are specified in Clause 4.
3.4 Lifting points
Eyebolts, lifting lugs, swivels, clevises, concrete anchorages, clutches, pad eyes, trunions and the like used to secure chain slings for lifting purposes…
The full copy of AS 3775.1 – 2014 Chain Slings for Lifting Purposes – Grade T(80) and V(100) Part 1: Product Specification can be purchased from SAI Global below.