OIPEEC – International Organization for the Study of Ropes

B30 and ASTM Standards

B30.1 Jacks, Industrial Rollers, Air Casters, and Hydraulic Gantries

B30.2 Overhead and Gantry Cranes (Top Running Bridge, Single or Multiple Girder, Top Running Trolley Hoist)

B30.3 Tower Cranes

B30.4 Portal and Pedestal Cranes

B30.5 Mobile and Locomotive Cranes

B30.6 Derricks

B30.7 Winches

B30.8 Floating Cranes and Floating Derricks

B30.9 Slings

B30.10 Hooks

B30.11 Monorails and Underhung Cranes

B30.12 Handling Loads Suspended From Rotorcraft

B30.13 Storage/Retrieval (S/R) Machines and Associated Equipment

B30.14 Side Boom Tractors

B30.15 Mobile Hydraulic Cranes (withdrawn 1982 — requirements found in latest revision of B30.5)

B30.16 Overhead Hoists (Underhung)

B30.17 Overhead and Gantry Cranes (Top Running Bridge, Single Girder, Underhung Hoist)

B30.18 Stacker Cranes (Top or Under Running Bridge, Multiple Girder With Top or Under Running Trolley Hoist)

B30.19 Cableways

B30.20 Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices

B30.21 Manually Lever-Operated Hoists

B30.22 Articulating Boom Cranes

B30.23 Personnel Lifting Systems

B30.24 Container Cranes

B30.25 Scrap and Material Handlers

B30.26 Rigging Hardware

B30.27 Material Placement Systems

B30.28 Balance Lifting Units

B30.29 Self-Erect Tower Cranes1

Wire Rope Related

ASTM 1023

Standard Specification for Stranded Carbon Steel Wire Ropes for General Purposes



Test Method for Tension Testing of Wire Ropes and Strand


ASTM A1007

Specification for Carbon Steel Wire for Wire Rope