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BS EN 74-1

6th Edition, August 31, 2006

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Couplers, spigot pins and baseplates for use in falsework and scaffolds — Part 1: Couplers for tubes — Requirements and test procedures

Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , January 20, 2014

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  • Revision: 6th Edition, August 31, 2006
  • Published Date: January 20, 2014
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: British Standards Institution (BSI)
  • Page Count: 48
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This European Standard specifies, for right angle couplers, swivel couplers, sleeve couplers and parallel couplers working by friction:

— materials;

— design requirements;

— strength classes with different structural parameters including values for resistance and stiffness;

— test procedures;

— assessment;

and gives

— recommendations for ongoing production control.

For testing, screw couplers are tightened to a torque of 50 Nm and wedge couplers are tightened with a 500 g hammer until the jarring blow.