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Wire Rope General Information

How to Order Wire Rope

  1. LENGTH : The length of each piece and the number of pieces required should be specified
  2. DIAMETER : Specify the exact diameter of rope required.
  3. CONSTRUCTION : It is necessary to state the required construction of the rope.
  4. FINISH : When galvanized finish is required, it should be so stated. If no finish is stated, bright, or ungalvanized, finish will be furnished,
  5. GRADE : The grade of steel should be stated, i-e. Improved Plow Steel (IPS) or Extra-improved Plow Steel (XIP).
  6. PREFORMING : The requirement of preformed or non-preformed rope must be specified.
  7. LAY : The direction and type of lay should be specified. If no lay is specified, Right Regular Lay will be furnished.
  8. CORE : Specify which type core is desired.
  9. PURPOSE : It is desirable that you state the purpose or end use of the rope.
  10. Termination fittings : Eye size, thimble, socket, button etc.

Construction or Classification

  • 6 x 7 class (6 strands of 7 wires)
  • 6 x 19 class (6 strands of 9 – 26 wires per strand)
  • 6 x 37 class (6 strands of 27 – 49 wires per strand)
  • 8 x 19 class (rotation resistant)
  • 19 x 7 class (rotation resistant)
  • 35 X 7 class (High Performance Ropes)
  • 7 x 19 construction
  • 7 x 7 construction
  • 1 x 19 strand
  • 1 x 7 strand

Wire Rope Core

FC (Fiber Core: manila or sisal)
IWRC (Independent Wire Rope Core)

Lay Direction / Lay Type:

  • RRL (Right Regular Lay)
  • LRL (Left Regular Lay)
  • RLL (Right Lang Lay)
  • LLL (Left Lang Lay)

Grade:

  • IPS (Improved Plow Steel) or 1760 N/mm2 or Grade110/120
  • EIPS (Extra Improved Plow Steel) or 1960 N/mm2 or Grade 115/125
  • EEIPS (Extra Extra Improved plow Steel) or 2160 N/mm2 or Grade 130/140

Finish:

  • Drawn Galvanized
  • Bright
  • PVC Coated

Ask us about your project – our staff is experienced in rigging and product application, and will help you get the right equipment for the right job.

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