Static and dynamic tests on the I’D S
The following tests were carried out in laboratories, with new devices and new ropes certified to current standards. Test results are given for information purposes only: they may be different with devices and/or ropes that are worn from use, or with other rope types or models.
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A. Tests on the 2019 I’D S
A1: Static tests on the 2019 I’D S
Slow-pull test carried out on different ropes; the measured value is the load at which the rope begins to slip in the device.
A2: Dynamic tests on the 2019 I’D S
Fall arrest tests carried out during EN 12841, EN 341, EN 15151 and NFPA certifications, and during additional Petzl tests designed to cover exceptional situations.
Note: not all of the tests carried out are cited here, only those yielding relevant information on I’D use.
EN 12841 certification test - Device on 1 m of rope, 1 m fall on a 1 m x 11 mm dynamic rope lanyard.
EN 341 certification test - 60 cm fall on 4 m of rope.
EN 15151 certification tests and additional Petzl tests - 2 m fall on 1 m of rope.
NFPA certification test with rigid mass.
Additional Petzl tests with dummy and harness - 60 cm fall on 3 m of rope.
B. Archive: tests on the pre-2019 I’D S
B1: dynamic tests on the pre-2019 I’D S
- Rope length: 2 m
- Mass: 100 kg
The values given are averages; they vary depending on the rope models used.
B2: static tests on the pre-2019 I’D S
These tests were carried out using a slow pull.