Terminations for steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 9: Solid thimbles
|Publication Date:||1 December 2019|
|ICS Code (Clamps and staples):||21.060.70|
|ICS Code (Accessories for lifting equipment):||53.020.30|
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 according to EN 13411-3, that have an efficiency factor KT of at least 0,9, and to spliced terminations with solid thimbles according to 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 load-bearing effect in hoisting equipment.
Examples of designs of solid thimbles are given in informative Annex B and C.
Round thimbles 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.