wire rope blog
WHAT IS WIRE ROPE?
Wire rope is a variation of a cable that is comprised of strands of metal and wire that are twisted into a helix. In most definitions, wire rope refers to cables that are at least 3/8 inches thick. Historically, wrought iron was used to create the cable, but due to the advents of modern technology, steel is now the preferred material.
WIRE ROPE'S BLOG
- Protecting Wire Rope
If you want your wire rope to work efficiently and last long, you will need to keep up with maintenance and ensure proper installation.
- FAQ: Cables and Wire Rope
Simply put, wire rope is made of many steel wires that are wound around each other. The mass of wound wires forms a helical shape, which creates the strength of the rope.
- Different Constructions of Wire Rope
If you are interested in learning more about wire rope, the different types of designs, or how the product is used, contact Bilco wire rope for more information and facts!
- Different Bike Materials
- Design of Wire Rope
- Wire Rope in the Ski Industry
- Chain Sling or Synthetic Sling?
- Common Chain Hoist Problems
- Noticing and Avoiding Block Twisting
- OSHA Fall Prevention Information
- Hook Type Hoist: Inspection and Repair
- Hoist and Lift with Crane Wire Ropes
- Using Wire Rope Thimbles
- Three Important Aspects of Purchasing Wire Rope
- Pre-installation Check List for Wire Ropes
- Treating your Wire Rope with Care
- Identifying Wire Ropes
- Wire Rope and Corrosion Resistance
- Storing Wire Ropes
- Maintaining Steel Wire Rope
- Properly Handling Steel Wire Ropes
- Wire Rope Can Be Found All Over
- When Should You Remove Crane Wire Rope?
- Safely Using Ratchet Tie-Downs
- Choosing Wire Rope
- Wire Rope Inspections
- Diagnostic Guide for Wire Rope Degradation
- Basic Properties of Wire Rope
- Rotation Resistance and Low Torque Wire Rope
- Safety and Lifting Slings
- OSHA Regulations for Sling Safety Pt. 1: Picking Rigging Supplies
- Join Us At Our Next Rigging Workshop
- Common Reasons Wire Ropes Break
- The Importance of Visual Inspections
- Considerations for Purchasing Lifting Slings
- ASME B30.9 Standards and Wire Rope Maintenance
- Essential Factors for Selecting Rigging Supplies
- Commonly Used Sling Types
- Wire Rope Classifications and Types
- Inspecting Web Slings
- Tips for Purchasing Rigging Supplies
- Who Should Perform Wire Rope Sling Inspections and When?
- Common Problems to Look for When Inspecting Wire Rope Slings