The accredited inspection and test body of the WPK Austria GmbH offers an extremely wide range of services in the field of ropeway technology and testing of ropeways.
We prepare the documents required by the Austrian legislator according to SeilbG 2003 for the approval of new installations, conversions and concession renewals, such as safety reports and expert opinions for the specialist areas of ropeway technology, electrical engineering, fire protection and employee protection.
In addition, we carry out periodic as well as additional inspections in accordance with EN 1709 and the Austrian SeilbÜV2013 (ropeway inspection ordinance) as well as recurring fire protection inspections (in accordance with §51 SeilbG 2003) and recurring tests of work equipment in accordance with §8 AM-VO.
In addition, we also offer magnet-inductive rope tests for hauling, track and carrying ropes of ropeways and drag lifts for steel ropes with a rope diameter from 6 to 65 mmFactsheet
As a technical office for mechanical engineering and as an inspection body for ropeways, WPK Austria offers you the following services:
The accredited inspection and testing body carries out the following inspections of ropeway installations and ropeway components:
In cooperation with the Italian manufacturer AMC Instruments, we have developed a rope testing device specially tailored to the requirements of the WPK. During the development of the device itself as well as during the programming of the evaluation software, the wishes and suggestions of our rope inspectors were optimally implemented by the manufacturer.
The rope testing device is certified by the renowned ropeway test body LA.T.I.F from Trento (Italy) and can be used for rope testing of track, hauling and carrying ropes with a rope diameter from 6 to 65 mm.