This Standard specifies general wire ropes used for machines, lifts, construction works, ships, fishery, forestry, mining, mining, ropeways and the like (hereafter referred to as "ropes").
However, this Standard is not applicable to wire ropes with profile wires, wire ropes for aircraft control, wire ropes for mechanical control and wire ropes for structure.
NOTE: This International Standards corresponding to this Standard and the symbol of degree of correspondence are as follows.
ISO 2408: 2004 Steel wire ropes for general purposes – Minimum requirements
ISO 4344: 2004 Steel wire ropes for lifts – Minimum requirements (Overall evaluation: MOD)
This symbols which denote the degree of correspondence in the contents between the relevant International Standards and JIS are IDT (identical), MOD (modified), and NEQ (not equivalent) according to ISO/IEC Guide 21.1.