Solution: Ropeway

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Deutschstraße 10 1230 Wien Österreich

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Ing. Rene Triendl

Dr.-Franz-Werner-Straße 36, 3.OG. 6020 Innsbruck, Tirol

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"Component, vehicle testing in the ropeway industry. Stress measurements, slipping resistance tests,, fatigue tests and MRT on cableway ropes."

The testing of components for cableway systems is a special focus of TVFA. Our services range from tension measurements for vehicles on-site, slipping resistance tests for grips and fatigue tests in the laboratory to Magnetic rope testing MRT of cables.


  • Fatigue tests in the laboratory in accordance with EN 13796-3
  • Slipping resistance tests for grips in accordance with EN 13796-2
  • Gripping force measurements in accordance with EN 13796-1
  • Acceleration measurements for comfort assessments of vehicles
  • Tension measurements for vehicles of single-cable and dual-cable circulating cableways, dual-cable aerial tramways, triple-cable aerial tramways, funicular railways and chassis for funicular railways in accordance with EN 13796-1
  • Impact coefficient evaluation
  • Classification and Rainflow Analysis
  • Cableway cables (see Overhead line conductors and cables)
    • Tensile tests up to 10 MN, clamping lengths up to 50 m
    • Determination of the elastic modulus
    • Approval of wires and cables
    • Single-wire tests (tensile testing, bending testing, torsion testing)
    • Magnetic rope testing MRT
  • Cable bearing force measurements
  • Monitoring and measurement technology applications
  • Cableway inspections in accordance with Cableway Inspection Regulation (SeilbÜV) 2013
  • Tests in accordance with Chairlift Guideline 1993 and Wire Rope Conditions (DSB) 80
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Damage analyses of cableway components in accordance with VDI 3822
  • Special applications on request

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