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Crane Rope Products

In this Crane Rope Products brochure, you’ll find valuable product information and specifications to help you choose the right rope for your application.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: 2014
Source: Reference Document (12 pages)

Block rotation and rope stability

Twisted hoist lines can bring a construction project to a sudden halt, resulting in downtime.  But the good news is that you can minimize block rotation through proper installation, handling and corrective measures.  In this reference document, you will better understand torque and gain tips on how to reduce block rotation.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: 2014
Source: Reference Document (3 pages)

Choosing the right wire rope for your application

No single rope can do it all.  In this reference document, you will learn how the characteristics of specific ropes should greatly influence your rope choice including:  strength, fatigue resistance, crushing resistance, resistance to metal loss and deformation, and resistance to rotation.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: 2014
Source: Reference Document (2 pages)

Drum Crushing on Boom Hoists

In this Product Bulletin, you will learn about the various causes of crushing, the effects of crushing and how to properly evaluate the crushing.  Additionally, observations about drum crushing from WireCo WorldGroup engineers are included.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: February 2014
Source: Product Bulletin (2 pages)

Field Cutting of Category 1 Rotation Resistant Ropes

In this product bulletin, you will learn why Category 1 Ropes are special wire ropes that must be handled differently than other wire ropes.  Understand why WireCo WorldGroup recommends not removing the welded ends.  And, learn the proper step-by-step recommended procedure for cutting and preparing Category 1 Ropes.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: November 2012
Source: Product Bulletin (1 page)

Guidelines for installation and maintenance

In this reference document, you will learn WireCo WorldGroup’s preferred technique for installing rope onto a crane.  Additionally, you will learn tips on breaking in your new wire rope, relieving twist, rigging in tight quarters, and cleaning and lubricating ropes.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: 2014
Source: Reference Document (2 pages)

How to inspect your wire rope

Despite their durability and strength, wire ropes used on cranes will wear out and need to be retired from service.  This reference document will better explain why regular inspection is so crucial to your long-term success.  

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: 2014
Source: Reference Document (2 pages)

Proper Installation of Mobile Cranes

Learn how to properly install wire rope on mobile cranes.  Two factors are key to proper installation no matter what type of equipment, or which wire rope is being used: making sure the rope is free of twist and assuring that the rope is tightly spooled on the drum.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: February 2014
Source: Product Bulletin (2 pages)

Rope & Finished Strand Product Descriptions

In this Product Bulletin, you will learn about the new rope description format that WireCo WorldGroup will follow in all of our product descriptions.  This format will adopt symbols and designations that are part of ISO, ASTM, and other industry standards and specifications.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: January 2012
Source: Product Bulletin (2 pages)

Rotation Resistant Rope Product Bulletin

When a load is placed on a rope, torques are created within the rope as wires and strands try to straighten out. Ropes are designed to operate with these load-created torques within them.  In this product bulletin, learn four methods of making a lift that is within the capacity of a single-part line. And finally, you will understand the removal criteria of rotation resistant rope.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: January 2014
Source: Product Bulletin (1 page)