Since the company’s inception in 1978, IKAR GmbH has established itself as world-renowned designer and manufacturer of fall protection systems. IKAR GmbH has specialized in the development, production, assembly and worldwide distribution of products for industrial safety market.
FALL ARREST DEVICES SHARP LEADING EDGE TEST (SLE) 3rd Party Certified by an ISO 17025 Accredited Test Laboratory. 60 Inch Drop 282 Lb Rigid Test Weight.
MEETS OSHA & ANSI Z359.14-2014 (SLE) CLASS B
3.3.5 SRL-SLE Energy Absorber. The line constituent of SRL-SLEs shall include an integral energy absorber element adjacent to the end of the line which connects to the body support. The energy absorber shall meet the requirements of ANSI/ASSE Z359.1. Alternative energy absorber designs are allowed provided all performance requirements for SRL-SLE are satisfied including 3.1.7 with the alternative energy absorber included during the static test. If the SRL-SLE device housing is intended to be connected to the body support and can only be used in this orientation, then an energy absorber is not required as part of the line constituent.
In September 2016, just months before it’s 40th Birthday, IKAR GmbH produced it’s 1,000,000th fall arrest device.
To commemorate this remarkable event, staff held a special presentation for IKAR’s owner Otto Herchet, where he was handed a one-off Golden Device (pictured).
IKAR GmbH Compliance to ANSI Z359.14-2014 Standard
Usage of IKAR Fall Arrest Devices
I can confirm that all of the IKAR GmbH devices that claim compliance to the ANSI Z359.14-2014 Standard and have fully tested in accordance with the standard, by SATRA Technology Centre, which is an independent European Notified Body (Test House) with ISO 17025:2005 accreditation and ANSIZ359.14 clearly on their scope. Please see the details from this link of Fall Protection Products SATRA Technology Centre can test www.satra.co.uk/portal/fall protection.php
The IKAR GmbH SRL’s HWB 1,8; HWB 1,8 DW, HWB 2; HWDB 2; HWB 3,5; HWPS 3 can be used in either orientation. i.e. the device can either be connected to a suitable anchorage point and the double action hook on the end of the lifeline to the to the fall arrest attachment point of the safety harness of the user, or to the fall arrest attachment point of the safety harness of the user and the double action hook on the end of the lifeline to a suitable anchorage point.
Verification testing of SRL described as “HWB 1.8′ in accordance with ANSI/ASSE Z359.14-2014 (SLE) and HWS9 (SLE).
Samples of self-retracting device, described as “HWB 1.8”, were made available to SATRA on 7 January to the 21 May 2019, for verification testing in accordance with ANSI/ ASSE Z359.14 — 2014 Safety Requirements for Self-Retracting Devices for Personal Fall Arrest and Rescue Systems.
Qualification testing was carried out on the product under report references SPCO215527/1324/36 & SPCO227356/1432/14
Testing was carried out in accordance with ANSI Z359.14 — 2014 between 7 January and 21 May 2019 at the premises of IKAR GmbH, Germany. All testing was witnessed by either Edward Brooks or Julian Brooks of SATRA Technology, with all measurements taken using SATRA equipment.
The SRL can be used in the following orientations: 1. Housing attached to the anchorage device 2. Housing attached to the user For the purposes of testing, where the orientation would affect the results, both modes of use were tested.
Samples were tested as received, and were not subject to any pre-conditioning processes other than those stated in individual test clauses .
Below Are Testing Reports – All With an Impact of Less than 900 lbs
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