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Identification & Markings for Older Below-the-Hook Lifting Device

When working with an older below the hook lifting devices you may find yourself confused about what does and does not make a lifting device compliant with ASME B30.20 Marking and Identification requirements. We sat down with Mazzella’s Below-the-Hook Product Manager, Dan Sherwood.

In this video we’ll explain
ASME B30.20 – Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices – ASME BTH-1
Design of Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices
– How the introduction of these standards affected the tagging and marking of lifting devices already in service prior to 2008
– ASME B30.20 Section 5: Effective Date clause
– Mazzella’s official statement on pass fail criteria for ASME B30.20 markings compliance

ARTICLE: Identification & Markings for Older Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices

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In this video
0:00 – Intro
1:21 – What are the below-the-hook standards?
2:09 – What are design categories?
3:16 – What are the service classes?
5:37 – What impact did ASME BTH-1 have on the industry?
8:52 – What is the ASME B30.20 Effective Date Clause?
10:06 – What is Mazzella’s statement on pass/fail criteria for ASME B30.20?
12:05 – Closing

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