Diligent inspection of wire ropes is an essential part of a pre-start and daily inspection system.Read More
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Wire rope will develop defects during use through several different mechanisms each of which will affect the strength of the rope and therefore limit the working life of the rope.Read More
It is not possible to look at a wire rope and determine its strength. We therefore need to have strict standards to determine when a wire rope should be discarded.Read More