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Steel Ropes and Cables

Steel wire ropes are cables which consist of several strands of twisted metal wire laid into a helix. Generally speaking, steel wire rope refers to diameters larger than 3/8 inch (9.52 mm). Sizes smaller than this are generally referred to as steel cables or cords. While flaws in chain links can lead to catastrophic failure, flaws in the wires making up a steel rope or cable are less critical as the other wires easily take up the load. Friction between the individual wires and strands, as a consequence of their twist, further compensates for any flaws. Steel wire ropes and cables can be used both dynamically as well as statically. Dynamic applications of steel wire ropes are generally for lifting and hoisting in cranes and elevators and for transmission of mechanical power. Static applications of steel wire ropes are generally to support structures such as suspension bridges or towers. We offer ropes made of different grades of steel, including stainless steel wire ropes and economical galvanized steel ropes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRICE: Depends on model and quantity of order

Since we carry a wide variety of steel ropes & cables with different dimensions, applications and steel material grade; it is impossible to list them all here. We encourage you to email or call us so we can determine which product is the best fit for you. When contacting us, please make sure to inform us about:

- Application for the steel ropes

 

- Material grade needed

 

- Dimensions

 

- Finish

 

- Packaging requirements

 

- Labeling requirements

 

- Quantity

 

Please download relevant product brochures from the links below:

- Steel Wire & Steel Ropes and Cables

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