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BS 6911-10:1996



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Testing earth-moving machinery Machine-mounted retrieval device. Performance requirements

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National foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Definitions
4 Requirements
5 Verification
Annex A (informative) Bibliography
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Applicable to devices with a capacity not exceeding 106 N, mounted on an earth-moving machine listed in BS 6914-1.

Also numbered as ISO 10532 Supersedes 94/106073 DC (09/2005)
British Standards Institution

This International Standard defines the performance requirements of a retrieval device mounted on an earth-moving machine listed in ISO 6165. Requirements for verification testing, if needed, are included.

Studies have shown that the tow rope, used for retrieving a large disabled or mired earth-moving machine is seldom larger than 40 mm diameter wire rope. This is typically the largest size that can be handled by the person connecting the tow rope to the machine.

Therefore, this International Standard is applicable to machine-mounted retrieval devices of capacities not exceeding 106 N. This value corresponds to the minimum breaking force of a 40 mm diameter Group 3 wire rope with steel core as listed in ISO 2408.

NOTE 1 In accordance with ISO 6750, information on the location and instructions for proper use of retrieval devices is provided in the operator manual.

Standards Relationship
ISO 10532:1995/Amd 1:2004 Identical

ISO 2408:2017 Steel wire ropes — Requirements
BS 6911-7:1992 Testing earth-moving machinery Testing of earth-moving machinery. Specification for units of measurement and tolerances
ISO 7133:2013 Earth-moving machinery — Scrapers — Terminology and commercial specifications
ISO 6165:2012 Earth-moving machinery — Basic types — Identification and terms and definitions
BS 6300:1982 Methods of measuring the masses of whole machines, their equipment and components of earth-moving machinery
ISO 9248:1992 Earth-moving machinery — Units for dimensions, performance and capacities, and their measurement accuracies
ISO 7132:2003 Earth-moving machinery Dumpers Terminology and commercial specifications
ISO 6016:2008 Earth-moving machinery — Methods of measuring the masses of whole machines, their equipment and components
ISO 6750:2005 Earth-moving machinery Operator's manual Content and format
BS 6914-1:1988 Terminology (including definitions of dimensions and symbols) for earth-moving machinery Glossary of terms for basic types of earth-moving machinery

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