This part of EN 818 specifies the general conditions of acceptance related to safety for electrically welded round steel short link chain for lifting purposes. It includes:
a) medium tolerance chain for use in chain slings and for general lifting service and;
b) fine tolerance chain for use with hoists and other similar lifting appliances.
The hazards covered by this Part of EN 818 are identified in clause 4.
Annex C gives proposals for clauses covering inspection, inspection marking and steel makers cast analysis which may be included in a form of contract.
Directives related to this standards.
Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)Harmonized
90.93 Standard confirmed
Nov 8, 2019