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5x26 Galvanized Powered Scaffolding Rope
• Abrasion-resistant
• Crush-resistant
• Long-lasting, low maintenance operation on traction hoist equipment


Traction hoists are virtually everywhere, performing an array of functions – from raising and positioning scaffolding, to conveying work cages and setting rigging devices. Yet, more and more of the industry is turning to a single wire rope construction:

5x26WS Galvanized Powered Scaffolding Rope.

Leveraging our global reach for local applications, we have concentrated our engineering and manufacturing expertise to create the best rope constructed for the traction hoist industry.

Union’s in-house metallurgists, designers and engineers have developed a one-rope solution to most traction hoist applications. Our world-renown rigorous testing, tracking – and expert service – sets our 5x26 Galvanized Powered Scaffolding Rope apart.

With its efficient construction, this rope provides the optimum combination of characteristics for delivering smooth, long-lasting, low maintenance operation on traction hoist equipment. Union’s powered scaffolding ropes have more resistance to abrasion and crushing, stability and surprising fatigue resistance.

5x26 Strength and Weights Chart (inches)

Minimum Breaking Force
(tons of 2000 lbs

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5x26 Scaffolding Rope

Union, a WireCo WorldGroup brand, produces wire rope and special rope assemblies for a variety of applications – each with their own exacting specifications. We employ the most experienced, talented, licensed engineers in the industry to design solutions for your application. Nine manufacturing operations and seven distribution centers in North America, plus manufacturing facilities in Germany, Poland and Portugal, give our customers unparalleled support and global reach. Find out for yourself why Union wire ropes have proven themselves time and time again in the field. Union: Tested, Tough & True.