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БДС EN 12385-3:2021

Steel wire ropes - Safety - Part 3: Information for use and maintenance

Apr 15, 2021
Nov 15, 2022

General information

60.60     Apr 15, 2021



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This document specifies the type of information for use and maintenance of steel wire ropes to be provided by the rope manufacturer or to be included in the manufacturer’s handbook that accompanies a machine, piece of equipment or installation of which the steel wire rope forms a part.
The particular hazards covered by this document are identified in Clause 4.
For steel wire ropes conforming to Parts 8 and 9 used on cableway installations designed to carry persons, additional information for use and maintenance is given in EN 12927.
For steel wire rope slings, specific information on use and maintenance is given in EN 13414-2.
This document is not applicable to steel wire ropes manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN.

Directives and Regulations

When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.


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)


Directive 2014/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to lifts and safety components for lifts (recast)

Life cycle


БДС EN 12385-3:2004+A1:2008


БДС EN 12385-3:2021
60.60 Standard published
Apr 15, 2021

Related project

Adopted from EN 12385-3:2020