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ISO 12117-2:2008 establishes a consistent and reproducible means of evaluating the load-carrying characteristics of roll-over protective structures (ROPS) for excavators under static loading, and prescribes performance requirements of a representative specimen under such loading. ROPS are to be used where the risk of roll-over exists.

ISO 12117-2:2008 applies to ROPS of hydraulic excavators as defined in ISO 6165 with a mass of over 6 t and less than 50 t. It also applies to ROPS for excavator-based or derivated excavators used in object or material handling, demolition or with attachments such as in log-handling and forestry applications. It does not apply to excavators with elevating cab risers.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2008-11
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 32
  • :
    ISO/TC 127/SC 2
    Safety, ergonomics and general requirements
  • 53.100
    Earth-moving machinery

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