This Part 3-2 of the Technical Specification CEN/TS 13001 is used together with Part 1 and Part 2 and as such they specify general conditions, requirements and methods to prevent mechanical hazards of wire ropes in reeving systems of cranes by design and theoretical verification.
NOTE 1 Specific requirements for particular types of crane are given in the appropriate Technical Specification for the particular crane type.
Exceeding the limits of strength could result in risks to persons during normal use and foreseeable misuse. Clauses 5 to 6 of this Technical Specification are necessary to reduce or eliminate these risks.
This Technical Specification is applicable to cranes which are manufactured after the date of approval by CEN of this Technical Specification and serves as reference base for the Technical Specifications for particular crane types.
NOTE 2 CEN/TS 13001-3-2 deals only with the limit state method in accordance with EN 13001-1.