More details on the 8x25 compacted wire rope
Rope with the numbers 8x25 has 8
bundles/strands of 25 wires making up its construction. The difference with compacted rope is that it has been fed through a roller or special machine
afterwards, to compact each of these strands and bundles closer together.
This compacted nature adds an extra layer of strength and resistance to this equipment. As the space between
strands and bundles has been reduced, there is less friction and abrasion damage.
It also has a good level of resistance against bend fatigue, as well as being easier to handle thanks to its
smooth nature. It can withstand shock loading, has less constructional stretch, and have a much lower level of
As you can see, this 8x25 rope has an almost endless array of benefits! We also stock a 6x36 compacted rope as well as many other constructions of wire rope and a wide range of compacted crane ropes.
How to place an order with Rope Services Direct
If you would like to discuss this particular piece of equipment in greater detail, or are ready to place an
order, you can find our full list of contact details on our contact page. Alternatively, you can call us
directly on 01384 78004 or find our rapid enquiry form at the top of this page.
Compacted Steel Cable Specifications