DS/EN 15151-2:2012

Mountaineering equipment - Braking devices - Part 2: Manual braking devices, safety requirements and test methods


Status:
Current
Type:
Standard
Language:
English
Subject:
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Scope

This standard specifies safety requirements and test methods for manual braking devices used in mountaineering, climbing and related activities for belaying and abseiling, with only manual control, to protect against falls from a height.
This European Standard applies to braking devices which are loaded with one person and which use mountaineering ropes according to EN 892. In case of abseiling and lowering down this standard also applies to braking devices, used with low stretch kernmantel ropes according to EN 1891.

Number of pages: 20

Published: 2012-09-28

Date of approval: 2012-09-17

International relationships : EN 15151-2:2012 IDT

ICS: 97.220.40 - Outdoor and water sports equipment

Item number: M246750


Committees

Committee

  • CEN/TC 136/WG 5

Danish committee

DS/S-230