1. Scope--This SAE Standard applies to off-road rubber-tired machines having rated speed capability exceeding 20 km/h.
Only the following machine categories in SAE J1116 are included in the scope of this document.
a. Earthmoving b. Other than earthmoving: except rollers and compactors c. General purpose industrial d. Forestry e. Specialized mining machinery
Applicable steering systems include the following means of providing power for steering:
a. Manual steering b. Power-assisted steering c. Full-power steering
This document does not imply that secondary steering is mandatory. However, if secondary steering is provided, performance and test requirements are included.
1.1 Purpose--This document specifies steering system performance and test criteria, including optional secondary steering systems, which enable uniform evaluation of the steering capability of rubber-tired, off-road work machines.