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.
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|
|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|
|SAFETY BULLETINS/WARNING SHEETS|