BS EN ISO 9554:2010 - Fibre ropes. General specifications – BSI British Standards

BS EN ISO 9554:2010

Fibre ropes. General specifications

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : October 2010 Replaced By : BS EN ISO 9554:2019

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BS EN ISO 9554:2010 Fibre ropes. General specifications

BS EN ISO 9554 is an International Standard which specifies the general characteristics of fibre ropes and their constituent materials.

It is intended to be used in conjunction with the standards for the individual types of fibre rope, which cover the physical properties and specific requirements for that particular product type.

BS EN ISO 9554 also gives some information on the use of fibre ropes and also on their inspection and retirement criteria.

BS EN ISO 9554 does not intend to address all of the safety matters associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user to select a rope type of the size and with the physical properties to meet the requirements of the application and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to its use.

Contents of BS EN ISO 9554:

1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Manufacture
4.1 Constituent materials
4.2 Construction and structure
4.3 Treatment
4.3.1 Polyamide and polyester ropes
4.3.2 Polypropylene and polyethylene ropes
4.3.3 Manila and sisal
4.4 Workmanship
5 Lay length or braid pitch
6 Requirements
7 Marking and labelling
7.1 Marking
7.1.1 General
7.1.2 Ropes of reference number less than 14
7.1.3 Ropes of reference number equal to or greater than 14
7.2 Labelling
8 Packaging, invoicing and delivered length
8.1 Packaging and invoicing
8.2 Delivered length
8.2.1 Standard delivered length
8.2.2 Shorter delivered length due to sampling
9 Testing
10 Visual quality control
10.1 Responsibility for inspection
10.2 Finished-rope visual control
11 Certification
12 Instructions for use
Annex A (informative) Typical characteristics of the yarns for man-made and natural fibres
Annex B (informative) Information on defects and variances
Annex C (informative) Information for use and maintenance to be provided by the manufacturer

Standard NumberBS EN ISO 9554:2010
TitleFibre ropes. General specifications
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date31 October 2010
Withdrawn Date20 September 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 1140, ISO 2307, ISO 1141, ISO 1968
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 10556, ISO 18692:2007, ISO 10572, ISO 10554, EN 1261, ISO 10547, ISO 10325:2018, ISO 1181, BS EN ISO 10325:2018, ISO 1346, ISO 1969
Replaced ByBS EN ISO 9554:2019
ReplacesBS EN ISO 9554:2005
International RelationshipsISO 9554:2010,EN ISO 9554:2010
Draft Superseded By09/30189104 DC
DescriptorsNatural-fibre ropes, Abaca, Marking, Polyamide fibres, Defects, Sisal, Instructions for use, Packaging, Yarn, Approval testing, Hemp, Fibre ropes, Strength of materials, Ropes, Polyester fibres, Strands, Breaking load, Man-made fibre ropes, Polyolefin fibres, Inspection
Title in FrenchCordages en fibres. Spécifications générales
Title in GermanFaserseile. Allgemeine Festlegungen
ISBN978 0 580 64420 7
File Size4.679 MB

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