ISO 2408:2004 specifies minimum requirements for the manufacture and testing of stranded steel wire ropes for general purposes, including lifting equipment such as cranes and hoists. Ropes for slings are also dealt with, and tables giving minimum breaking forces for the more common sizes, grades and constructions of stranded rope presented. It is applicable to single-layer, rotation-resistant and parallel-closed ropes made from wires of uncoated (bright), zinc-coated and zinc-alloy coated finish in rope diameters of up to 60 mm, supplied as bulk manufacture. It is not applicable to ropes for mining purposes, aircraft control, the petroleum and natural gas industries, aerial ropeways and funiculars, lifts or for fishing purposes.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 2004-02
Edition : 3
Technical Committee:Steel wire ropes