Test Load

Definition(s)


Test Load

specified load that the lifting equipment shall withstand within the manufacturer’s specified limits without resulting in permanent deformation or other defects

NOTE: Thereby confirming that the design, materials and manufacture comply with specification and statutory requirements.

Source: Rules for Classification and Construction, IV Industrial Services, 6 Offshore Technology, 9 Guideline for Personnel Transfers by Means of Lifting Appliances, Edition 2011, Germanischer Lloyd SE, Global Standards