EN 13411-6:2004+A1:2008

Terminations for steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 6: Asymmetric wedge socket EN 13411-6:2004+A1:2008

Publication date:   Feb 27, 2009

General information

90.60 Close of review   Dec 2, 2023


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

European Norm

21.060.70   Clamps and staples | 53.020.30   Accessories for lifting equipment



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This European Standard specifies the minimum requirements, for asymmetrical wedge socket terminations for stranded steel wire ropes.
Examples of the construction and sizes of two separate designs of asymmetric wedge sockets are given in informative annexes A and B.
The informative annex C gives recommendations for safe use and inspection.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to asymmetric wedge sockets for terminations for steel wire ropes, when used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer.
This standard applies to terminations of steel wire ropes with asymmetrical wedge sockets which are manufactured after the date of its publication.
This standard does not cover rope fatigue.

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 13411-6:2004+A1:2008
90.60 Close of review
Dec 2, 2023