The maximum load that a machine or other structure is designed to bear.
More example sentences
- The criterion for limiting crack widths in the code was strictly followed, which limited the stresses in the steel reinforcement arising from normal working loads.
- During the last couple of years, most suppliers have developed longer and larger diameter pipe braces with a safe working load almost 50 percent stronger than earlier braces, which allows them to accommodate the taller panels.
- Lifting hardware is subjected to wear, overloading, corrosion, rusting, deformation, heat, bending, intentional alteration, and many other factors that may affect its safe working load.
Definition of working load in:
- The US English dictionary