Performance Criteria for Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Construction, Earthmoving, Forestry, and Mining Machines
- Ground Vehicle Standard
Crawler tractors and loaders (see SAE J1057 SEP88 Sections 3.1 and 7.1 and SAE J727 JAN86 for description and nomenclature).
Graders (see SAE J1057 SEP88 Section 6 and SAE J870 JUL84 for description and nomenclature).
Wheel loaders, wheel tractors, and their modifications used for rolling or compacting, dozer equipped wheel tractors, wheel log skidders, skid steer loaders, and backhoe loaders (see SAE J1057 SEP88 Sections 3.2, 7.2, and 9 for description and nomenclature).
Wheel industrial tractors (see SAE J1092 JUN86 for description and nomenclature).
Tractor portion of semi-mounted scrapers, water wagons, articulated steer dumpers, bottom dump wagons, side dump wagons, rear dump wagons, and towed fifth wheel attachments (see SAE J1057 SEP88 Sections 188.8.131.52, 4.1.2, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 4.3.2, and 5 and SAE J869 JUL90 and SAE J728 JUL90 for description and nomenclature).
Rollers and compactors (see SAE J1017 JAN86 for description and nomenclature).
Rigid frame dumpers with full mounted bodies (see SAE J1057 SEP88 Sections 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, and 220.127.116.11 and SAE J1016 JUL90 for description and nomenclature).
|Ground Vehicle Standard||Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Wheeled Agricultural Tractors|
|Ground Vehicle Standard||Operator Protection for General - Purpose Industrial Machines|
|Ground Vehicle Standard||Deflection Limiting Volume - Protective Structures Laboratory Evaluation|
Data Sets - Support Documents
|Table 1||INSTRUMENTATION CAPABILITIES|
|Table 2||FORCE AND ENERGY EQUATIONS|
|Table 3||MINIMUM CHARPY V-NOTCH IMPACT STRENGTHS|
OPTC, SC4 shall be responsible for standards related to operator protective structures, including rollover protective structures (ROPS), tip over protective structures (TOPS), falling object protective structures (FOPS), and general operator protective structures (OPS) used on off-road construction and mining applications. This group provides technical experts to support both SAE and ISO standard development.