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WAC 296-96-24142

Guide rails, track supports and fastenings.

(1) Guides, guide rails, guide rail brackets, splice plates, and fastenings shall be made of steel or other metals conforming to the requirements of this section.
(2) Guides, guide rails, guide rail brackets, and their fastenings and supports shall, at the point of support, deflect 1/8 in. or less while resisting horizontal forces encountered during loading. When horizontal force is measured at a midpoint between brackets, guide rails shall deflect 1/4 in. or less in any direction. Fixed, suspended cable guides shall be permitted to be used as guide members. When cable guides are used, the deflection is to be specified by the manufacturer and approved by the structural engineer licensed in the state of Washington.
(3) The top and bottom of each guide or guide rail run shall not allow a car and counterweight guiding members to travel beyond the guide rail ends.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 18-18-070, ยง 296-96-24142, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18.]
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