Publications

The Following European publications are available from the appropriate Product Group or National Commitee of FEM (Federation Européenne de la Manutention), the European Materials Handling Federation: Use the Table below for quick Links.

SECTION I - HEAVY LIFTING AND HANDLING EQUIPMENT

SECTION II - CONTINUOUS HANDLING EQUIPMENT

 SECTION IV - INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS

 SECTION V - MOBILE CRANES

SECTION IX - SERIES LIFTING EQUIPMENT AND


STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL MACHINES

 SECTION I - HEAVY LIFTING AND HANDLING EQUIPMENT

FEM 1.001 Rules for the design of hoisting appliances, 8 booklets

FEM 1.004
Recommendation for the calculation of wind loads on crane structures

FEM 1.007
Recommendation to maintain tower cranes in safe conditions

SECTION II - CONTINUOUS HANDLING EQUIPMENT

FEM 2.111
Illustrated terminology; mechanical handling of bulk material

FEM 2.211
Illustrated terminology, mechanical handling of unit loads


FEM 2.411
Illustrated terminology, pneumatic handling of bulk material

FEM 2.121
Screw conveyors for bulk material - Recommendations for the design

FEM 2.122
Recommendation for the calculation of throughput, power requirement and tensile forces in belts and chains of vertical bucket elevators

FEM 2.123
Influence of the characteristics of bulk materials on the design of bucket elevators

FEM 2.124
Influence of the characterisitcs of bulk materials on the design of troughed belt conveyors

FEM 2.125
Influence of the characteristics of bulk materials on the design of horizontal and slightly inclined screw conveyors (up to about 20º)

FEM 2.126
Influence of the characteristics of bulk materials on the design of en-masse conveyors/elevators

FEM 2.127
Influence of the characteristics of bulk materials on the design of vibrating conveyors

FEM 2.128
Influence of the characteristics of bulk materials on the design of bucket-wheel reclaimers

FEM 2.131/2.132
Rules of the design of mobile equipment for continuous handling of bulk materials

FEM 2.181
Specific characteristics of bulk materials as applicable when handled mechanically

FEM 2.271
Description of unit loads - cardboard and millboard boxes

FEM 2.272
Description of unit loads - Plastic boxes

FEM 2.273
Description of unit loads - Flat pallets

FEM 2.274
Description of unit loads - Paper, canvas and plastic bags

FEM 2.275
Description of unit loads - Steel and plastic drums

FEM 2.276
Description of Unit loads - Luggage

FEM 2.311
Storage of bulk material - Terminology

FEM 2.312
Description of bulk material from silos - Description and assessment of discharge systems

FEM 2.321
Influence of the characteristics of bulk materials on the design and dimensioning of silos

FEM 2.371
Definition of flow processes and troubles in the operation of storage silos

FEM 2.381
Specific characteristics of bulk products as applicable to storage in silos -

FEM 2.412
Glossary of general terms used in pneumatic handling of loose bulk material

FEM 2.421
Influence of the characteristics of bulk materials on the design of pneumatic handling systems

FEM 2.461
Guarantee terms for pneumatic handling installations

FEM 2.481
Specific characteristics of bulk products as applicable to pneumatic conveyors
- Definition and determination of the methods of measurement

FEM 2.482
Test method to determine the content of fines and streamers in plastic pellets

FEM 2.521
Apron conveyors - Design principles

FEM 2.551
Pressure release of dust explosions

FEM 2.561
Questionnaire for the study of continuous bulk handling systems - Problems common to
mechanical handling, pneumatic handling and silo storage

FEM 2.562
Questionnaire and check-list for the study of continuous bulk handling systems -
Mechanical handling

FEM 2.563
Questionnaire and check-list for the study of continuous bulk handling systems -
Pneumatic handling

FEM 2.564
Questionnaire and check-list for the study of continuous bulk handling systems -
Silos, hoppers and bins

FEM 2.581/FEM 2.582
General characteristics of bulk products with regard to their classification and their symbolization


SECTION IV - INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS

FEM 4.002
Operator restraint systems - Specification and test procedure(in English or French)

FEM 4.007b
Connectors for traction batteries up to and including 96 V - Dimensions  (only in English)

FEM 4.007c
Dimensions of traction battery cells (only in English)

FEM 4.007f
Regulations governing the electrical equipment of industrial trucks with nominal voltages in excess of 96 volts (only in English)

FEM TN 02
Method for specifying wheel/tyre static ground contact pressure and/or ground contact area


 SECTION V - MOBILE CRANES

FEM 5.004
Rules for the design of the steel structures of general use (only in English)

FEM 5.005
Lorry loaders, Definition, terminology and configurations (only in English)

FEM 5.006
Lorry loaders, Controls, general principles, symbols, layout, operating directions (only in English)

FEM 5.007
Lorry loaders, Stability, calculation and test loading (only in English)

FEM 5.008
Stability - Lorry loaders used in timber handling (onlyin English)

FEM 5.010
Lorry loaders; Load plates (only in English)

FEM 5.011
Lorry loaders; Safety requirements for hydraulic systems (only in English)

FEM 5.012
Mobile cranes; Devices against overloading (only in English)

FEM 5.013
Mobile cranes; Wire ropes, drum and sheave diameters (only in English and German)

FEM 5.015
Lorry loaders; Classification, loads and load combination (only in English)


 SECTION IX - SERIES LIFTING EQUIPMENT AND STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL MACHINES
FEM 9.341
Rules for the design of series lifiting equipment; Local girder stresses

FEM 9.511
Rules for the design of series lifting equipment; Classification of mechanisms

FEM 9.661
Rules for the design of series lifting equipment; Dimensions and design rope reeving components

FEM 9.671
Rules for the design of series lifting equipment; Chain qualities, selection criteria and requirements

FEM 9.683
Selection of lifting and travel motors

FEM 9.751
Power driven series hoist mechanisms, Safety

FEM 9.752
Series hoist mechanisms with adjustable speed elctrical power drive systems - Low voltage adjustable frequency AC power drive systems

FEM 9.755
Measure for achieving safe working periods for motorized serial hoist units (S.W.P)

FEM 9.756
Hand-operated and power driven hoists for special purposes

FEM 9.761
Lifting force limiters for controlling the loading of motorized series hoist mechanisms

FEM 9.852
Power driven series hoist mechanisms; Standardised test procedure for verification of the classification

FEM 9.901
Rules for the design of series lifting equipment and cranes equipped with series lifting equipment

FEM 9.941
Series lifting equipment; Graphical symbols for control devices

STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL MACHINES

FEM 9.001
Terminology; Dictionary, storage and retrieval machines (in 3 languages)

FEM 9.101
Terminology; Storage and retrieval machines - definations (in 3 languages)

FEM 9.221
Performance data of storage and retrieval machines, reliability, availability

FEM 9.222
Rules for the acceptance and availability of installations with storage and retireval machines and other equipment

FEM 9.223
Basic data and criteria for the construction of automatic high bay warehouses with distribution systems

FEM 9.311
Rules for the design of storage and retrieval machines; Structures

FEM 9.512
Rules for the design of storage and retrieval machines; Mechanisms

FEM 9.754
Safety rules for automatic miniload storage and retrieval machines

FEM 9.831
Calculation principles of storage and retrieval machines -
Tolerances, deformations and clearaces in the high-bay warehouse

FEM 9.832
Basis of calculations for storage and retrieval machines, tolerances, deformations and clearances in automatic small parts warehouse (not silo design)

FEM 9.851
Performance data of storage and retrieval machine; Cycle times

FEM 9.871
Logbook for storage and retrieval machines and transfer devices

FEM 9.881
Project planning data for selection of drives for storage and retrieval machines

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