Steel Products for Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) and Falling Object Protective Structures (FOPS)
- Ground Vehicle Standard
|Ground Vehicle Standard||Deflection Limiting Volume - Protective Structures Laboratory Evaluation|
|Ground Vehicle Standard||Minimum Performance Criteria for Falling Object Guards for Excavators|
Data Sets - Support Documents
OPTC4 addresses standards related to the design, development, and application of operator protective structures used on off-road construction and mining machines, and agricultural tractors. This committee reports to ConAg Council through OPTC. ConAg Council covers machines described in SAE J1116 which includes machines defined in ISO 6165, ISO 6814, and ISO 22242, and cranes defined in ISO 4301 with regards to activities supporting: • Creating consensus SAE standards, recommended practices, and information reports • Harmonizing relevant SAE documents with ISO documents • Assisting the US with the creation and maintenance of ISO standards through US TAGs o ISO/TC 127 --- Earth-moving machinery o ISO/TC 195 --- Building construction machinery and equipment o ISO/TC 23/SC 15 --- Machinery for forestry Participants in this committee include OEMs, suppliers, consulting firms, government, and others across the construction and forestry industries.