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Powered Scaffold Swivels Product Bulletin

Wire ropes used on powered scaffold hoists are not designed to be used with a swivel.  In this product bulletin, learn why you should never use a swivel that allows rope to rotate under load and truly understand the information that supports WireCo WorldGroup’s recommendation.

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

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)

Traction Scaffold End Treatment Product Bulletin

Wire ropes used with traction hoists frequently have their ends brazed or welded into a “bullet” to allow automatic reeving of the traction drive. This is necessary to keep wires and strands from being pushed apart.  In this product bulletin, learn why this is necessary to keep wires and strands from being pushed apart.

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

Union Wire Rope Slings

Engineering and producing wire rope slings for your application is a highly specialized field - with exacting standards that we gladly live by.  In this marketing flier, learn the different Union Wire Rope Sling constructions.  Additionally learn more about Union Spelter Sockets (both open and closed).  There are capacity and diameter charts associated with each product.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: 2016
Source: Product Bulletin (4 pages)

US Made Wire Rope and Cable

In this Product Bulletin, learn the various definition of "US made wire rope" including references to the Buy American Act and the Buy America Requirement.  Additionally, learn how Union wire rope meets these definitions.

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