1.1 These test methods specify procedures to determine diameter and circumference (Section 8), linear density (Section 14), breaking force (Section 21), and elongation (Sections 28 and 36)) of fiber ropes except those ropes incorporating steel wire. (See MIL-STD-191)
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values provided in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Additional precautions for these test methods are given in Section 5.
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ASTM D4268-93, Standard Test Methods for Testing Fiber Ropes (Withdrawn 2002), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1993, www.astm.orgBack to Top