NA 099

DIN Standards Committee Steel Wire and Wire Products


Terminations for steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 9: Solid thimbles; German version EN 13411-9:2021


This document contains 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.





Planned document number

DIN EN 13411-9

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 099-00-04 AA - Wire ropes, rope terminations and wire rope slings 

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 168/WG 2 - Steel wire ropes, their terminations and wire rope slings 

draft standard

Terminations for steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 9: Solid thimbles; German and English version prEN 13411-9:2019
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previous edition(s)

Thimbles; solid thimbles for wire ropes

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