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