ASTM-F1430 Standard Test Method for Acoustic Emission Testing of Insulated and Non-Insulated Aerial Personnel Devices with Supplemental Load Handling Attachments

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Scope

1.1 This test method describes a procedure for acoustic emission (AE) testing of aerial personnel devices (APDs) with supplemental load handling attachments.

1.1.1 Equipment Covered—This test method covers the following types of vehicle-mounted aerial personnel devices with supplemental load handling attachments:

1.1.1.1 Extensible-boom APDs,

1.1.1.2 Articulating-boom APDs, and

1.1.1.3 Any combination of 1.1.1.1 and 1.1.1.2.

1.1.2 Equipment Not Covered—This test method does not cover any of the following equipment:

1.1.2.1 Aerial personnel devices without supplemental load handling attachments,

1.1.2.2 Digger-derricks with platform,

1.1.2.3 Cranes with platform, and

1.1.2.4 Aerial devices with load-lifting capabilities located anywhere other than adjacent to the platform.

Note 1: This test method is not intended to be a stand-alone NDT method for the verification of the structural integrity of an aerial device. Other NDT methods should be used to supplement the results.

1.2 The AE test method is used to detect and area-locate emission sources. Verification of emission sources may require the use of other nondestructive test (NDT) methods, such as radiography, ultrasonics, magnetic particle, liquid penetrant, and visual inspection. (Warning—This test method requires that external loads be applied to the superstructure of the vehicle under test. During the test, caution must be taken to safeguard personnel and equipment against unexpected failure or instability of the vehicle or components.)

1.3 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

1.4 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Keywords

acoustic; aerial devices; emission; equipment;; ICS Number Code 17.140.01 (Acoustic measurements and noise abatement in general)

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Document Number

ASTM-F1430/F1430M-18

Revision Level

2018 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

March 1, 2018

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

11 pages

Committee Number

F18.55