EN 12385-10:2003+A1:2008

Steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 10: Spiral ropes for general structural applications

Publication date:   Jul 25, 2008

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Dec 3, 2018


CEN/TC 168 Chains, ropes, webbing, slings and accessories - Safety

European Norm

77.140.65   Steel wire, wire ropes and link chains



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This Part of this European Standard specifies the additional materials, manufacturing and testing requirements to those
given in Part 1 for spiral ropes incorporating zinc or zinc alloy coated wires for general structural applications.
This standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to spiral ropes for general
structural applications, when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably
foreseeable by the manufacturer (see clause 4 of EN 12385-1:2002).
This standard applies to spiral ropes for general structural applications which are manufactured after the date of its
NOTE For information only, typical breaking forces for both full-locked coil rope and spiral strand rope are given in annexes
B and C for some of the more common sizes.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard




Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)


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EN 12385-10:2003+A1:2008
90.93 Standard confirmed
Dec 3, 2018