allowable load


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allowable load

[ə′lau̇·ə·bəl ′lōd]
(mechanics)
The maximum force that may be safely applied to a solid, or is permitted by applicable regulators.

allowable load

The load which induces the maximum permissible unit stress at a critical section of a structural member.
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It exceeds the maximal allowable load of the gear of linear movement (150 N), thus the modernized grouping device cannot work in such a regime.
The Lane County Public Works Department has reduced the allowable load limit on the bridge to 15 tons as a result of a recent bridge inspection that discovered deterioration.
The design of Tsubaki's new Enhanced Runner series BS/DIN European Standard Chain combines the benefits of easy disassembly (or easy break) with a ring coining process that overcomes the historical problem for users of having to derate drive chains due to the lower maximum allowable load of their connecting links.
The LTADL refers to the allowable load after factors of safety for creep, construction damage, and chemical/biological durability have been applied.
The seven guidelines are: 1) Pallet free-fall test drop; 2) Maximum allowable load for plastic pallets in static storage rack applications; 3) Static floor stack and fork tine deflections for plastic pallets; 4) Stacked dynamic load capacity of thermoplastic and thermoset containers; 5) Container free-fall drop test; 6) Testing requirements and acceptance criteria for thermoplastic and thermoset pallet containers; and 7) Column yield strength of thermoplastic and thermoset containers.
Disadvantages include the imposition of higher loads on the main bearings; and range of correction is limited by allowable load on main bearings and allowable roll neck stress, or both.
Since the existing American AVLBs have a maximum load of 60 US tons, or 54 400 kg (Military Load Classification/MLC 60) none of them are able to carry even the lightest variant of the M1 Abrams without exceeding their normally allowable load limit.
Using a specific input reaction or a percentage of uniform allowable load, SDS/2 automatically determines the correct hole and weld sizes, plate thickness and bolt types for each connection and creates the solid representation.
These experiments utilized four-point bending tests with various load head positions, and were designed to establish the maximum allowable load that could be applied for 2X[10.
Product versions include: X-Axis Stages (XFEX), XY-Axis Stages (XYFES) and Z-Axis Stages (ZFES), with each offered in a choice of models based on clamping position, travel distance and allowable load.
Table 1 is a summary of the testing results with the allowable load, mean values of SG and ultimate load, number of specimens, and standard deviation for each selected group.
Economy Casters - Screw-in Types ( CMGN and CMGNS ) Allowable load is 800-3000N (Industry-wide standard).