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Industrial Wire Rope Ties to Historical Legends

It’s an understatement to say that industrial rope threads through history in countless ways. Over the past couple of years, our blog posts have reflected just a handful of them, from some of the earliest applications of rope for irrigation to cables for dam gates to wire for suspension bridges.   Interesting that there’s a common [...]

October 2nd, 2020|Rigging Supplies, Safety First|Comments Off on Industrial Wire Rope Ties to Historical Legends

Choosing Chain Binders? Define The Variables

If you’ve been in the business of transporting heavy cargo for any length of time, you likely know that a chain binder, also referred to as a load binder, is a tool used to anchor large cargo loads for transport. As a device that applies tension to the chains that tie-down cargo, chain binders play [...]

January 27th, 2020|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Choosing Chain Binders? Define The Variables

When a business relationship spans more than half a century, you know something must be going well.

Industrial Wire Rope began purchasing Crosby Shackles in the 1950’s. It’s somewhat of an understatement to say this is a relationship that is enduring! Quality and safety have always been top priorities for both Industrial Wire Rope and American Scaffolding, and as you may have seen in earlier blog posts, our commitment to these values [...]

November 19th, 2019|Rigging Supplies, Safety First|Comments Off on When a business relationship spans more than half a century, you know something must be going well.

Is it Tensile Strength? Or Working Load Limit?

It’s rare for a week to go by here at Industrial Wire Rope without discussions about tensile strength or working load limit. We take it for granted that most people in our industry know there is a difference in the meaning of these terms. Yet, these terms and others are highly interrelated, and we thought [...]

August 20th, 2019|Rigging Shack, Rigging Supplies|Comments Off on Is it Tensile Strength? Or Working Load Limit?

Industrial Wire Rope Workplace Safety Training – It’s NOT One Size Fits All

In their recent blog post, AMSCAF wrote about upgrades to their safety program. This got us thinking about the bigger picture of workplace safety. Among the many aspects of workplace safety is the fact of an aging work force and the drain of experience, expertise and knowledge associated with it. A peek at worker [...]

March 21st, 2019|Rigging Shack, Safety First|Comments Off on Industrial Wire Rope Workplace Safety Training – It’s NOT One Size Fits All

Industrial Wire Rope 2019 Outlook: Common Threads

Resolution. For a word that conveys such determination and commitment, it’s surprising to see statistics that suggest that only 8 percent of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions achieve the associated goals. History.com relates that the custom of making New Year’s resolutions dates back about 4,000 to ancient Babylonia. With so much practice, you’d think [...]

January 2nd, 2019|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Industrial Wire Rope 2019 Outlook: Common Threads

Meet The Team

We feel it is beneficial for you to be able to put a face to the people at Industrial Wire Rope who support you.  Periodically throughout the year, we’ll introduce you to some of our employees. Chris Chappell Chris has been with Industrial Wire Rope for more than 10 years, and works out of [...]

December 7th, 2018|Meet the Team|Comments Off on Meet The Team

Mother Nature Storms the Construction Industry

Over the past few months, our blog posts and those of American Scaffolding, have gone on an “armchair tour” of some interesting sites across the country. We admit we may not be the average tourists, as posts of places as amazing and fascinating as Seattle, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and the Outer Banks focus on [...]

November 7th, 2018|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Mother Nature Storms the Construction Industry

Does any City Say “Industrial Wire Rope” like San Francisco??

In San Francisco, it could be up for debate where the industrial wire rope begins and ends.  Whether buildings, bridges, trolley cars or gold mining, this is a town that has a long history with cable! In July, we at Industrial Wire Rope kicked off our virtual summer road trip with a visit to [...]

August 27th, 2018|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Does any City Say “Industrial Wire Rope” like San Francisco??

Move Over Frazier and Niles. Space Needle Cranes Rule in Seattle!

From sea to shining sea, it seems that America is under construction. You may have seen the recent American Scaffolding post about renovation work underway at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. We too, at Industrial Wire Rope are on a virtual summer road trip, admiring interesting construction activity at some of [...]

July 9th, 2018|Rigging Shack|Comments Off on Move Over Frazier and Niles. Space Needle Cranes Rule in Seattle!

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