EN 13411-3:2004

Terminations for steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 3: Ferrules and ferrule-securing EN 13411-3:2004

Publication date:   Mar 25, 2005

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99.60 Withdrawal effective   Oct 22, 2008


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

European Norm

53.020.30   Accessories for lifting equipment | 77.140.99   Other iron and steel products



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This European Standard deals with the requirements for the ferrule-securing of eyes and endless loops.
It also deals with the requirements for ferrules for the ferrule-securing of eyes and endless loops.
This European Standard applies to the ferrule-securing of eye terminations formed either by a Flemish eye or turn-back eye and covers ferrules made of non alloy carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminium and copper.
This European Standard applies to slings and assemblies using steel wire ropes for general lifting applications up to and including 60mm diameter conforming to EN 12385-4, lift ropes conforming to EN 12385-5 and spiral strand ropes conforming to EN 12385-10.
Type testing of ferrule-secured systems and manufacturing quality control requirements are also specified.
This European standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to this particular steel wire rope termination when used as intended and under conditions of use which are foreseeable by the manufacturer.
This standard applies to terminations of steel wire ropes with ferrules and ferrule-securing which are manufactured after the date of this publication.
NOTE One design of ferrule-secured turn-back eye termination using an oval aluminium ferule which satisfies the requirements of this European Standard is given for information in annex A.

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EN 13411-3:2004
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Oct 22, 2008


EN 13411-3:2004/prA1

EN 13411-3:2004/AC:2005