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On Nov 8, 2007, at 7:14 AM, Rand W Holtham wrote:

What is the authoritative resource for lifting, in particular where do I find load factor to use to proportion the sizes of members of structures to
be lifted.
Start with a web search for lift equipment standards. There are lots and lots and lots and lots and lots of them. The ANSI web site is a good place to begin. So is the ASME site. The OSHA law is another.

Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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