Components for slings - Safety - Part 1: Forged steel components, Grade 8
This Part of EN 1677 specifies general requirements for forged steel components of grade 8 up to 63 t WLL, mainly for use in:
-- chain slings according to EN 818-4;
-- steel wire rope slings according to prEN 13414-1:1999;
-- textile slings according to EN 1492-1:2000, EN 1492-2:2000
intended for lifting objects, materials or goods.
This standard does not apply to hand forged components and welded links, nor to other welded components.
Annex A is informative, and gives the bases for calculation of tabulated values of mechanical properties.
Annex B is informative, and gives an example of a designation system for forged steel lifting components of grade 8.
Annexes ZA and ZB give the relationship with EU-Directives.