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1. (WO2017148853) ULTRASONIC MONITORING OF A ROPE OF A HOISTING APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/148853    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/054483
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Feb 28 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G01N 29/04
Applicants: KONE CORPORATION
Inventors: PURANEN, Mikko
LEHTINEN, Hannu
Title: ULTRASONIC MONITORING OF A ROPE OF A HOISTING APPARATUS
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method for inspecting condition of an elongated load bearing member (1) of a rope (3) of a hoisting apparatus, such as an elevator, the method comprising ultrasound scanning one or more regions (A,B,C) of the load bearing member (1) with an ultrasonic scanner (2).