ASME B30.4 pdf download Portal and Pedestal Cranes Safety Standard for Cableways, Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Hooks, Jacks, and Slings
Construction,installation, inspection,testing. mainte-
nance.and operation of equipment manufactured and
facilities constructed after the effantainuractured andVolume shall conform to the mandatory requirements
of this Volume.
(b) Existinag Installafions. Equipment manufacturedand facilities constructed prior to the effectivraatareafthis Volume of the B30 Standard shall be subject to the
inspection, testing. maintenance,and operation require-
ments of this Standard after the effective date.
lt is not the intent of this volume of the B30 Standardto require retrofitting of existing equipment. However,
when an item is being modified , its performance require-ments shall be reviewed relative to the requirementswithin the current volume.The need to meet the currentrequirements shall be evaluated by a qualified person
selected by the owner (user).Recommended changesshall be made by the owner (user) within 1 yr.
SECTION VI: REQUIREMENTS AND
Requirements of this Standard are characterized byuse of the word sha1. Recommendations of this Standard
are characterized by the word shorrid.
SECTION VI:uSE OF MEASUREMENT UNITS
This Standard contains sI (metric) units as well asU.S.Customary units. The values stated in u.s.Customary units are to be regarded as the standard.The SI units are a direct (soft) conversion from the U.S.
SECTION VII: REQUESTS FOR REVISION
The B30 Standard Committee will consider requestsfor revision of any of the volumes within theB30 Standard. Such requests should be directed to
Secretary,B30 Standard Committee
ASME Codes and Standards
Tivo Park Avenue
New York,NY 10016-5990
Requests should be in the following format:Volume:Cite the designation and title of the
Edition:Cite the applicable edition of the volume.Subject:
Cite the applicable paragraph number(s)and the relevant heading(s).
Indicate the suggested revision.
Rationale:State the rationale for the suggested
Upon receipt by the Secretary,the request will beforwarded to the relevant B30 Subcommittee for consid-eration and action. Correspondence will be prowided to