NA 099

DIN Standards Committee Steel Wire and Wire Products


Steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 6: Stranded ropes for mine shafts


This European Standard specifies the additional materials, manufacturing and testing requirements to those given in Part 1 for stranded ropes (with round and/or shaped strands) and flat ropes for use as hoist ropes, stage ropes and balance ropes in mine-shafts.It shall be used in conjunction with Parts 1 and 2 of this standard.NOTE 1 For the purposes of this standard, stage ropes are considered to be hoist ropes.NOTE 2 This standard may also be used for ropes in other mining applications, e.g. surface mining.The additional hazards covered by this European Standard are identified in clause 4.





Planned document number

DIN EN 12385-6 rev

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 

previous edition(s)

Steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 6: Stranded ropes for mine shafts; German version EN 12385-6:2004

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