Wire Rope Maintenance

What is Tensile Strength?

Tensile strength is a measurement of the force required to pull something such as rope, wire, or a structural beam to the point where it breaks. The tensile strength of a material is the maximum amount of tensile stress that it can take before failure, for example breaking. There are 3 typical definitions of tensile strength: [...]

November 2nd, 2015|Warnings and Application Instructions, Wire Rope Maintenance|Comments Off on What is Tensile Strength?

Wire Rope Lubrication

A common question we receive is "Do I need to lubricate my wire rope?" While wire rope lubrication application is not required it can, however, increase the life of the wire rope, therefore making your purchase more cost effective in the long run. Who wouldn't want to extend the life of their rope purchase and [...]

July 20th, 2015|Wire Rope Maintenance|Comments Off on Wire Rope Lubrication

Choosing The Right Wire Rope

With each application, your choices of wire ropes can be many. How do you know which one works best for you? Ropes include a combination of characteristics that give them specific performance abilities. Before you choose, it pays to look closely at each rope’s special characteristics. NO SINGLE WIRE ROPE CAN DO IT ALL All [...]

April 30th, 2015|Wire Rope Maintenance|Comments Off on Choosing The Right Wire Rope


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