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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 71. Rubber and Composition Working Machines

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§4581. Stopping Limits for Calenders.

All calendars, irrespective of the size of the rolls, or their configuration, shall be stopped within a distance, as measured in inches of surface travel, not greater than 1 3/4 percent of the no-load surface speeds of the respective calendar rolls as determined in feet per minute.

EXCEPTION: Where speeds above 250 feet per minute as measured on the surface of the drive roll are used, stopping distances of more than 1 3/4 percent are permissible when acceptable to the division. Such stopping distances shall be subject to engineering determination.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. Repealer and new section filed 10-25-74; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 74, No. 43).

2. Amendment filed 4-25-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 17).

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