46 CFR 160.073-10 - Construction and performance.

§ 160.073-10 Construction and performance.
(a) The link must be constructed essentially as shown in figure 160.073-10. The link must be formed from a single salt water corrosion-resistant wire. A loop at least 50 mm (2 in.) in diameter must be provided at each end of the wire. Each loop must be permanently secured.
(b) The breaking strength of each link must be between:
(1) 450 N (100 lb.) and 600 N (134 lb.) for links intended for life floats and buoyant apparatus of 10 persons and less capacity.
(2) 900 N (200 lb.) and 1200 N (268 lb.) for links intended for life floats and buoyant apparatus of 11 to 20 persons capacity.
(3) 1800 N (400 lb.) and 2400 N (536 lb.) for links intended for life floats and buoyant apparatus of 21 persons and more capacity.

Title 46 published on 2013-10-01

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Title 46 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-01-13; vol. 79 # 8 - Monday, January 13, 2014
    1. 79 FR 2254 - Harmonization of Standards for Fire Protection, Detection, and Extinguishing Equipment
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Comments and related material must either be submitted to our online docket via http://www.regulations.gov on or before April 14, 2014 or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date.
      33 CFR Parts 140, 145, 148, and 149