• NEN EN 1263-1 : 2014

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    TEMPORARY WORKS EQUIPMENT - SAFETY NETS - PART 1: SAFETY REQUIREMENTS, TEST METHODS

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  Netherlands Standards

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Symbols and definitions
        3.1 Symbols
        3.2 Terms and definitions
    4 Classification
        4.1 Net
        4.2 Safety nets
        4.3 Ropes
    5 Designation
        5.1 Net
        5.2 Safety net
        5.3 Rope
    6 Requirements
        6.1 Construction
              6.1.1 Mesh rope
              6.1.2 Net
              6.1.3 Border rope
              6.1.4 Other rope
              6.1.5 Test mesh
              6.1.6 Supporting framework
        6.2 Tensile strength of ropes
              6.2.1 Border rope
              6.2.2 Tie rope
              6.2.3 Coupling rope
        6.3 Emergency absorption capacity of the test mesh
        6.4 Static strength of a net sample
              6.4.1 Breaking energy
              6.4.2 Displacement
        6.5 Dynamic strength of safety net System S (net with
              border rope)
        6.6 Dynamic strength of safety net System T (net
              attached on brackets for horizontal use)
        6.7 Dynamic strength of safety net System U (net
              attached to supporting construction for vertical
              use)
        6.8 Dynamic strength of safety net type V (net
              with border rope attached to a gallow type
              support)
    7 Test methods
        7.1 General
        7.2 Dimensional inspection of the mesh size
        7.3 Test method for mesh rope
              7.3.1 Selection of test samples
              7.3.2 Test apparatus
              7.3.3 Test method
        7.4 Test for the static strength of nets
              7.4.1 Selection of test samples
              7.4.2 Test mass and test apparatus
              7.4.3 Procedure
        7.5 Test for the breaking load of border-, tie- and
              coupling ropes
        7.6 Test for the energy absorption capacity of the
              net mesh
        7.7 Natural ageing test
              7.7.1 General
              7.7.2 Selection of test samples
              7.7.3 Test apparatus
              7.7.4 Determination of the capacity of the test
                      mesh
        7.8 Artificial ageing test
              7.8.1 General
              7.8.2 Selection of test samples
              7.8.3 Chamber for artificial ageing
              7.8.4 Determination of the capacity of the test
                      mesh
        7.9 Testing the dynamic strength of safety nets
              system S (nets with border ropes)
              7.9.1 Selection of test samples
              7.9.2 Test mass
              7.9.3 Test procedure
        7.10 Testing the dynamic strength of safety nets
              system T (nets attached on brackets for
              horizontal use)
              7.10.1 Selection of test samples
              7.10.2 Test mass
              7.10.3 Test procedure
        7.11 Testing the dynamic strength of safety nets
              system U (net attached to supporting framework
              for vertical use)
              7.11.1 Selection of test samples
              7.11.2 Test mass and test apparatus
              7.11.3 Procedure
        7.12 Testing the dynamic strength of safety nets
              system V (net with border rope attached to a
              gallow type support)
              7.12.1 Selection of test samples
              7.12.2 Test mass
              7.12.3 Procedure
        7.13 Test report
    8 Marking and labelling
    9 Handling instructions
    10 Conformity
    Annex A (informative) Prototype assessment
    Annex B (informative) Ongoing production inspection
    Bibliography

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    Defines safety requirements and test methods and is based on the performance characteristics of polypropene and polyamide fibres. Pertains to safety nets and their accessories for use in construction and assembly work to protect from deeper fall.

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