About Load Testing

 

At BRI-TON LIFTMASTER CC we work in accordance with latest SANS regulations regarding various lifting equipment.

Each lifting unit/equipment will fall under its own regulation so one never has a case of one shoe fits all, thus the importance of using competent and qualified staff do your Load Test and inspections.

These SANS Standards cover specifications and also procedures for inspection, test and examination for machinery in use. Kindly note that this list is not complete but merely lists the most known standards:

  • ““SANS EN 50818 – 6” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled: “Chain slings – safe use and maintenance provided by the manufacturer”
  • “SANS 1592” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Short-link steel chain (close – tolerance) for lifting appliances”;
  • “SANS 189” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Short-link steel chain (medium – tolerance) for lifting purposes”;
  • “SANS ISO 8539” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Forged steel lifting components”;
  • “SANS 1595” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Forged steel lifting hooks”;
  • “SANS ISO 7592” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Steel lifting chains – use and maintenance”;
  • “SANS ISO 3056” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Steel lifting chain slings – use and maintenance”;
  • “SANS 1594” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Manually operated chain blocks”;
  • “SANS 1636” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Manually operated chain lever hoist”;
  • “SANS 1819” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Snatch blocks”;
  • “SANS 2408” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Steel wire ropes”;
  • “SANS ISO 2415” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Forged shackles”;
  • “SANS ISO 4309” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Crane wire ropes”;
  • “SANS 94 – 1 & 2” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Flat and round woven webbing slings made of man-made fibres”;
  • “SANS 4308” means the South African National Standard Specifications entitled:  “Selection of wire ropes for cranes”;
  • SANS 0019 Inspection, test & examination of mobile cranes.
  • SANS 10375 Inspection, test & examination of overhead & gantry cranes
  • SANS 10388 Inspection, test & examination of lift trucks
  • BS7262 Specification for automatic Safe Load indicators
  • ISO/CD 9927/3 Cranes / Test Procedures (presently under revision)
  • SANS 500 Inspection, test & examination of hand operated chain blocks & lever hoists in use.