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CEN - EN 13411-9

Terminations for steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 9: Solid thimbles

active, Most Current
Organization: CEN
Publication Date: 1 April 2021
Status: active
Page Count: 22
ICS Code (Clamps and staples): 21.060.70
ICS Code (Accessories for lifting equipment): 53.020.30
scope:

This document specifies the minimum requirements for solid thimbles made of steel or cast iron for terminations of stranded steel wire ropes.

This document is applicable to ferrule-secured terminations with solid thimbles in combination with ferrules (see EN 13411-3), that have an efficiency factor KT of at least 0,9, and to spliced terminations with solid thimbles (see EN 13411-2), that have an efficiency factor KT of at least 0,8, which are used as accessories for steel wire ropes, such as slings or wire rope assemblies, having a lifting, lowering or loadbearing effect in hoisting equipment.

Examples of designs of solid thimbles which meet the requirements of this standard are given in informative Annexes B and C.

Round thimbles (thimble with rotational symmetry around the bore) are not subject to this document.

This document is applicable to ferrule-secured terminations that are manufactured after the date of publication of this document.

Hazards that are dealt with in this document are listed in Clause 4.

Document History

EN 13411-9
April 1, 2021
Terminations for steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 9: Solid thimbles
This document specifies the minimum requirements for solid thimbles made of steel or cast iron for terminations of stranded steel wire ropes. This document is applicable to ferrule-secured...

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