Lifting accessories

The Machinery Directive 2006/42 / EC also applies to hoists which, according to the directive, must bear the CE mark. According to the definition of the directive:

>> "load-handling equipment" means a component or accessory not belonging to the hoist which allows the load to be gripped and which is placed between the machine and the load or on the load itself or which is intended to become an integral part of the load, and separately is placed on the market; Slings and their components"<<

textile slings and their components
textile slings and their components

Textile slings and their components

Assembly of one or more sewn webbing components for attaching loads to the hook of a crane or other lifting machine

EN 1492 parts 1, 2 & 4

Steel wire rope slings and their components
Steel wire rope slings and their components

Steel wire rope slings and their components

Assembly of one or more steel wire rope legs or an endless sling for attaching loads to the hook of a crane or other lifting machine

EN 13414 parts 1, 2 & 3

Chain slings and their components

Chain slings and their components

Assembly of one or more chains for attaching loads to the hook of a crane or other lifting machine

EN 818 parts 1 to 8

Lifting eyelets
Lifting eyelets
Lifting eyelets

Lifting eyelets

Eyelets intended to be placed on the load by threading for lifting it (when independently placed on the market)

Lifting eyelets
Lifting eyelets
Lifting eyelets

Lifting eyelets

Eyelets intended to be placed on the load by welding for lifting it (when independently placed on the market)

Lifting ear

Lifting ear

Steel plate with a hole intended to be welded to a load for lifting it (when independently placed on the market)

Lifting anchor 1
Lifting anchor 2

Lifting anchor

A device intended to be integrated into a structure (e.g. a concrete units, concrete panel) in order to provide an anchorage for lifting the structure

Corner fitting

Corner fitting

Corner fittings intended to be integrated in ISO containers by welding for lifting them (when independently placed on the market)

C-Hook 1
C-Hook 2

C-Hook

Equipment in the form of a ā€˜Cā€™ used for lifting hollow loads e.g. coils, pipes etc.

EN 13155

(Such equipment is considered as a lifting accessory when it is not permanently attached or fixed to the lifting machinery, in other words, when the machinery can be used to lift loads without the equipment or with other lifting accessories)

clamp 1
clamp 2

Clamp

Equipment used to handle loads by clamping on a specific part of the load ā€“ also known as tongs **

EN 13155

Container spreader beams

Container spreader beams

Container spreader beams placed between lifting machinery and the load in order to attach it **

reference: 98/37/EC Committee Doc. 2003.13rev.1

Lifting forks

Lifting forks

Equipment consisting of two or more arms fixed to an upright with an upper arm, essentially to lift palletised or similar loads **

standard: EN 13155

plate clamp
plate clamp 2

Plate clamps

Non powered equipment used to handle steel plates by clamping them between jaws **

standard: EN 13155

lifting magnet

Lifting magnet

Equipment with a magnetic field creating sufficient force for gripping, holding and handling loads  with ferromagnetic properties **

standard: EN 13155

NOT CONSIDERED AS LIFTING EQUIPMENT:

forklift

Forks attached to a lift truck

Forks attached to a masted or variable reach industrial truck for holding the load.

ARE NOT CONSIDERED AS LIFTING EQUIPMENT

Such forks are part of the machinery subject to Directive 2006/42/EC

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