Standard Specification for Low Stretch and Static Kernmantle Life Safety Rope
|Publication Date:||10 July 2001|
|ICS Code (Other protective equipment):||13.340.99|
|ICS Code (Ropes):||59.080.50|
This specification covers the general characteristics of low stretch or static kernmantle ropes used for rescue applications, whatever their constituent material. This specification does not apply to dynamic rope intended for lead climbing.
This specification covers small diameter sizes commonly used in life safety applications. These include sizes 7 to 16 mm (9⁄ 32to5⁄ 8 in.).
The values stated in SI units shall be considered as standard. Values in inch-pound units are included for reference.
In the event of any conflict between the text of this specification and any references cited, the text of this specification takes preference.
This specification may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.