This 16mm diameter rope has undergone a compaction process to tightly compress the strands. This not only makes it smaller, but also stronger. In comparison to a standard non-compacted rope of the same diameter, the compacted version can lift more weight. Compacted rope also boasts a sleeker, smoother appearance. In addition the cable is easier to handle than traditional wire rope as there are no raised ridges thanks to the compaction process flattening them out.
Meanwhile in the middle the 6x36 configuration of outer strands is wrapped and compacted around a core made of steel, enhancing the reliability.
This product will be able to tackle load-handling tasks of many sorts. They are perfect for use over pulleys and sheave blocks due to their smaller diameters and smoother exterior. They are commonly used as crane ropes. It is also more attractive than standard galvanized rope, with the compacted strands creating less friction and therefore easier to handle, which may be relevant in some cases.
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