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Flattened Strand Wire Rope

Flattened Strand Wire RopeStrand: 6
Wires per strand: 27
Core: IWRC or fiber core
Standard Grade(s): Purple Plus
Lay: Lang
Finish: Bright

 

This rope is particularly suitable where severe conditions of crushing and abrasion are encountered on the drum or where a higher strength design factor is required than can be obtained with a similar round rope.

The triangular strand shape not only provides better resistance to crushing, but also offers a greater exposed surface area for contact with sheaves, drums or underlying layers of spooled rope. This feature, in connection with the use of Lang lay construction, distributes the abrasive wear over a greater number and length of wires. The smooth surface of the rope also helps minimize wear on drums and sheaves.

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