Materials Handling Catalogue

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STEEL WI RE ROPE

TYPICAL STEEL WIRE ROPE SLING DESCRIPTION

- 13 mm 6x25 B1770 RHOL WRC Pref G2 - 200 mm soft eye each end - Machine spliced WLL 2.1 Tonne - 3.0 metres effective length

GLOSSARY

SWR

Steel Wire Rope

F/C

Fibre Core.

13mm

Diameter (nominal) of SWR measured over “crowns”

6x25

Construction (six strands, each with twenty five wires)

B

Self Colour (black)

G

Galvanised Finish

1770

Tensile grade of wires (in MegaPascals)

RHOL

Right Hand Ordinary Lay (strands laid up to the RIGHT, wires in each strand to the LEFT)

WRC

Wire Rope Core (approx 7.5% stronger and 11% heavier than F/C)

PREF

Strands shaped (helix formed) before laying up into a rope

G2

Lubricant (Petroleum Jelly)

200mm

Eye size.

Machine Splice

Steel, copper or aluminium alloy ferrule pressed around the looped end of wire rope

WLL

Maximum load that can be lifted on a particular service

Length

For restrictions refer to AS 1666

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