Static and dynamic tests on the MAESTRO - Petzl Luxembourg
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Static and dynamic tests on the MAESTRO

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.

Warnings

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  • It is important to fully understand the information provided in the technical notice before using this complementary information
  • Mastering these techniques requires training.
  • Consult a professional before attempting to perform these techniques on your own.

Static tests

Slow-pull test carried out on different ropes; the measured value is the load at which the rope begins to slip in the device.

MAESTRO S, test carried out with slow pulls using different ropes.
MAESTRO L, test carried out with slow pulls using different ropes.

Dynamic tests on the MAESTRO

Fall arrest tests carried out during EN 12841, EN 341, 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 MAESTRO use.

EN 12841 certification test: Device on 1 m of rope, 1 m fall on a 1 m x 11 mm dynamic rope lanyard.

MAESTRO, EN 12841 certification test, diagram.
MAESTRO S, EN 12841 certification test.
MAESTRO L, EN 12841 certification test.

EN 341 certification test: 60 cm fall on 4 m of rope.

MAESTRO, EN 341 certification test, diagram.
MAESTRO S, EN 341 certification test.
MAESTRO L, EN 341 certification test.

NFPA certification test with rigid mass.

Additional Petzl tests with dummy and harness: 60 cm fall on 3 m of rope.

MAESTRO, NFPA certification test with rigid mass, diagram.
MAESTRO S, NFPA certification test with rigid mass.
MAESTRO L, NFPA certification test with rigid mass.

Additional Petzl tests with rigid mass: 1 m fall on 3 m of rope.

MAESTRO, additional Petzl tests with mass, diagram.
MAESTRO L, additional Petzl tests with mass.