WIRE ROPE CONSTRUCTION
Left hand Regular Lay
Right hand Regular Lay
RIGHT HAND LANG LAY
LEFT HAND LANG LAY
- When a center wire is replaced by a strand, it is considered as a single wire, and the rope classification remains unchanged.
- There are, of course, many other types of wire rope, which are useful for specific applications.
- Consult your Hercules SLR representative for further information on any other wire rope constructions.
Based on the nominal number of wires in each strand:
6 X 19
Contains 6 strands that are made up of 15 through 26 wires, of which
6 X 37
Contains 6 strands that are made up of 27 through 49 wires, of which
8 X 19
Contains 8 strands that are made up of 15 through 26 wires, of which
19 X 7 / 18 X 7 IWRC
Contains 19 strands, each strand is made up of 7 wires. It is manufactured by covering an inner rope of 7 x 7 left lang lay construction with 12 strands in right regular lay. IWRC traditional style standard type rotation resistant rope mainly used on older mobile truck and yard cranes. CSAZ-248 does NOT allow this rope to be used on tower cranes. Known as rotation resistant rope.
35 X 7
Non-rotating wire rope with 16 outer strands, complies with CSA Z-248 to be used on tower cranes. This wire also has application with most European type mobile cranes and offshore cranes. Available in both
7 X 7
Contains 7 stands with 7 wires, galvanized or stainless commercial grade aircraft cable.
7 x 19
Contains 7 stands with 19 wires galvanized or stainless commercial grade aircraft cable.
1 x 7
Contains 7 steel wires twisted into a single strand.
1 x 19
Contains 19 steel wires twisted into a single strand.
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