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SAE J1238

1978 Edition, October 1978

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Rating Lift Cranes on Fixed Platforms Operating in the Ocean Environment

Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , October 2017

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 1978 Edition, October 1978
  • Published Date: October 2017
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: SAE International (SAE)
  • Page Count: 8
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

The scope of this SAE Recommended Practice is limited to cranes mounted on a fixed platform lifting loads from a vessel alongside. The size of the vessel is assumed not to exceed that of a work boat as defined in 3.14.

Purpose—The purpose of this document is to establish the design dynamic loads, the calculation procedures, and a load rating chart format for lift cranes operating in a variety of sea conditions.
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