Product Information

Bending Fatigue

Conventional rope designs often do not meet the requirements of modern reeving systems, resulting in a shorter service life.

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Breaking Load

How do CASAR Special Wire Ropes achieve their high breaking loads?

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Compacting

Ropes made from compacted strands have much higher breaking loads and are more flexible compared to those made from conventional strands.

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Computer Aided Rope Design (CARD)

With the help of the CASAR-developed CARD (Computer Aided Rope Design) program, the structure of each rope is optimized.

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Efficiency and Flexibility

CASAR Special Wire Ropes are designed to provide maximum flexibility. The high flexibility is achieved by a combination of different technologies.

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Elasticity and Elongation

What gives CASAR Special Wire Ropes the best stress-strain behavior?

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Lubrication

At CASAR, lubrication takes place during the production of both the strands and the ropes.

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Parallel Lay

What is a parallel lay rope?

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Plastic Layer

Under dynamic loads, the plastic layer acts as a buffer or shock absorber and reduces peak loading of the rope.

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Rotation

Why are CASAR Special Wire Ropes so rotation-resistant?

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Rotation Resistance

In a conventional rope, an external load creates a moment which tries to untwist the rope and to rotate the load.

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Swivel Usage

Using an active, in-line, anti-friction swivel with the majority of types and classes of wire ropes is detrimental to their service life and can lead to unpredictable conditions during operation. This product bulletin provides the basic reasoning behind why swivels aren't recommended for use with wire ropes except for those that exhibit a similar torque characteristic to that of a category 1 rotation-resistant rope.

Date of Publication: January 2014. Source: Product Bulletin (2 pages)

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