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rated load

the load a machine or vehicle is rated to carry.
the power an engine, dynamo, etc., is rated at or designed to produce.
Origin of rated load
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The rated load for vertical basket hitch and choker hitch loadings.
  • Hoist rated load means the hoist manufacturer's maximum allowable operating load.
  • If there is more than one hoisting unit, each hoist shall have its rated load marked on it or on its load block.
  • The test must be conducted with the crane manufacturer's rated load placed at maximum radius permitted by site conditions.
  • Make sure a rated load test is performed on new and reinstalled cranes before using.
  • Oil buffers under the car shall be tested with a rated load on the car traveling at rated speed.

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