FAQ: Cables and Wire Rope

Wire RopeCables/ Wire Ropes are integral elements of structures, construction projects, and transportation systems. These metal cables are found across a wide range of applications and industries. Wire rope/cables are standard rigging supplies and are often used as crane wire rope. Below are some commonly asked questions about cables/ wire ropes:

What is wire rope?

Simply put, wire rope (verope) 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.

Wire Rope

Cable /wire rope assembling is done by taking the length of a cable and attaching fittings (mechanically). This allows for connections to proper components. A crane wire rope is used to lift heavy objects and transport them safely. These rigging supplies are integral to many operations and are used around the world.

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