Davit SWL (Safe working Load)

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  1. mfqrdf
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    One additional point of reference

    I presume this is not a SOLAS vessel, but LSA Code requirements for the davit and the ship are for a 4x Factor of Safety, so the Ultimate failure strength of the davit and supporting structure must be at least 4x the expected maximum working load.

  2. daiquiri
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    daiquiri Engineering and Design

    Actually, it is FoS=4.5 on structural parts of the davit and FoS=6.0 on falls, suspension chains, links and blocks.
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