Spin Resistant Wire Rope

Spin Resistant Wire Rope

Spin Resistant Types

Nominal Strengths of Wire Rope

8x 19 Classification/Bright (Uncoated), or Drawn Galvanized, Fiber Core

Nominal Diameter Nominal Strength* Approximate Mass
Improved Plow Steel
Inches MM TONS METRIC TONS LB/FT KG/M
1/4 6.5 2.35 2.13 0.10 0.15
5/16 8.0 3.65 3.31 0.15 0.22
3/8 9.5 5.24 4.75 0.22 0.33
7/16 11.5 7.09 6.43 0.30 0.45
1/2 13.0 9.23 8.37 0.39 0.58
9/16 14.5 11.60 10.50 0.50 0.74
5/8 16.0 14.30 13.00 0.61 0.91
3/4 19.0 20.50 18.60 0.88 1.31
7/8 22.0 27.70 25.10 1.20 1.79
1 26.0 36.60 32.70 1.57 2.34
1-1/8 29.0 45.30 41.10 1.99 2.96
1-1/4 32.0 55.70 50.50 2.45 3.65
1-3/8 35.0 67.10 60.70 2.97 4.42
1-1/2 38.0 79.40 72.00 3.53 5.25

* To convert to Kilonewtons (kN), multiply tons (nominal breaking strength) by 8.896; 1 lb = 4.448 newtons (N). For Regular Galvanized Strengths, Deduct 10%.