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BS EN 12927-2:2004

Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons. Ropes. Safety factors (British Standard)

This part of EN 12927 specifies the safety requirements applicable for safety factors for steel wire ropes (tensile safety factor, bending ratio and transverse force factors) for installations for passenger transportation by rope. This standard is applicable to the various types of installations and takes into account their environment. This part of EN 12927 does not apply to brake ropes. Some requirements concern synthetic ropes. The requirements relating to the protection of workers are not included in this standard. It does not apply to ropes for installations used for the transportation of goods, nor to inclined lifts.

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