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Notice: Public Comments Sought on Proposed New WSTDA Standard

A new, draft "WSTDA Recommended Standard Specification for High Performance Yarn (HPY) Roundslings" (WSTDA-RS1-HP), is now available for public review and comment through October 6, 2014.

This Recommended Standard Specification applies to roundslings made of high performance yarn used for the lifting, suspending, transporting, lowering and other load handling under known conditions. It recommends construction, identification and marking of these roundslings. In addition, it provides sling capacity information and important practical advice on the use, maintenance and inspection of roundslings.

Download the draft RS1-HP document here: Draft WSTDA RS-1HP Recommended Standard
Download a comment submission form here: WSTDA Standards Comment/Proposal Form

Standard Development & Review Schedule

Web Sling & Tie Down Association has been recognized as a standards-writing organization by the U.S. Department of Justice. WSTDA policy provides for periodic, planned review of all recommended standards. The "Current Edition" date shown below refers to the date of last revision. All standards and warnings are considered current until such time as they are revised or revoked.

To download a complimentary, single-use copy of any WSTDA published Recommended Standard or Test Method, please visit our "Products/Standards" page.

Publication Publication Code Current Edition Next Revision Date
Web Sling Standard WSTDA-WS-1 2004 2011 (in progress)
Tie Down Standard WSTDA-T-1 2005 2011 (in progress)
Load Binders Used with Chain Tie Downs WSTDA-T-6 2011 2016
Roundsling Standard WSTDA-RS-1 2010 2015
Winches Standard WSTDA-T-3 2007 2012
Thread Standard WSTDA-TH-1 2007 2012 (in progress)
Synthetic Webbing for Slings WSTDA-WB-1 2005 2011 (in progress)
Synthetic Webbing for Tie Downs WSTDA-T-4 2008 2013
Strength & Elongation for Sling & Tie Down Webbing WSTDA-TM-1 2013 2018
Web Sling WSSB-1 2010  
Tie Down TDSB-1 2010  
Roundsling RSSB-1 2010  
Nylon WSWT-1 2010  
Tie Down TDWT-1 2010  
Roundsling RSWT-1 2010  
Web Sling WSTDA-WS-2 2000  
Tie Down WSTDA-T-2 2007  
Roundsling WSTDA-RS-2 2005