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RECOMENDED APPLICATIONS FOR WIRE ROPES
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Recommended Applications for Wire Ropes
 
USE SIZE (in.) CONSTRUCTION LAY CORE GRADE

Clamshell

          

Holding & Closing Lines
Boom 
Hoist Line
Tag Line

1/2 & Up
1/2 & Up
All
3/8 & Up
6 x 2 5 FW or 6 x 36 WS
6 x 19 or 6 x 37 Class
6 x 19 Class
6 x 37 Class
RRL
RRL
RRL
RRL
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
Crawler & Truck Cranes          
Hoist Line
Boom Hoist Line
Whip Line
All
All
3/8---1-1/2
6 x 19 Class or 19 x 19
6 x 19 Class
19 x 7 or 35 x 7
RRL
RRL
RRL
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
Cranes & Hoists          

Overhead


Ladle Crane

All


All

6 x 19 Class


6 x 37 Class

RRL
RRL
RRL
RRL
RRL
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
Dragline          
Hoist Line

Drag Line


Boom Hoist
Up to 1-1/4
1-3/8 & Up
3/4---1-1/2
1-5/8---3
3 & Up
1/2 & Up
6 x 19 or 8 x 19 Class
6 x 37 Class
8 x 19 Class
8 x 37 Class
8 x 37 Class
6 X 19 Class
RLL
RLL
RLL
RLL
RRL
RRL
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
Shovels          
Hoist Line

Crowd & Retract
Boom Hoist

Trip Rope
Up to 1 1/8
1-1/4 & Up
3/4 & Up
1/2---1-1/4
1-3/8 & Up
3/8---1
1" & Up
6 x 19 CL or 8 x 19 CL
6 x 37 CL or 8 X 19 CL
6 x 37 CL or 8 X 19 CL
6 x 19 CL or 8 x 19 CL 
6 x 37 CL or 8 X 19 CL
6 x 37 CL or 8 X 19 CL
6 x 37 CL or 8 X 19 CL
RLL
RLL
RLL
RRL
RRL
RRL
RRL
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
IPS
IPS
Logging Ropes          
Chokers
Winch Lines
All
All
6 X 19 Class
6 X 19 Class
RRL
RRL
IWRC
IWRC
EIPS
EIPS
Mining          
Slope Rope
Shaft Hoist Ropes
Slusher Rope
Mining Machine Rope
All
All
All
All
6 x 19 S
6 x 19 S or 6 x 25 FW
3 x 19 S or 6 x 19 S
6 x 36 WS or 6 x 41 WS
RLL
RLL or RRL
RRL
RRL
FIBER
FIBER
IWRC
IWRC
IPS
IPS
IPS
EIPS
Marine Ropes          
Towing Hawser
Mooring Lines
Cargo Falls 
All
All
All
6 x 37 Class
6 x 19 or 6 x 37 Class
6 x 37 Class
RRL
RRL
RRL
IWRC
IWRC 
IWRC
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
Oil Field          
Rotary Drill Lines
Sand Lines
Tubling Line
Cable Tool Line
3/4---2
All
All
All
6 x 19 S, 6 x 21 S, 6 x 26 NS
6 x 7
6 x 26 WS 
6 x 21 S
RRL
RRL
RRL or LRL
IWRC
POLY FIBER
IWRC
POLY FIBER
EIPS
IPS
EIPS
IPS
Offshore          
Rotary Drill Lines
Riser Tensioner Lines
Guide Lines
Sand Lines
Pendant Lines
Crane-Main Hoist
Crane-Auxiliary Hoist
Anchor Lines
Heavy Lift Slings
Heavy Lift Slings

1---2
1-1/4---2
1/2---1
1/2---5/8
1-1/2---3 3/4
3/8---2
3/8---2-1/4
1-3/8---6
1-1/2---4
3-1/2---10

6 x 19 S, 6 x 21 S, 6 x 26 CL
6 x 37 Class
6 x 19 Class
6 x 7
6 x 19 Class or 6 x 37 Class
6 x 37 Class or 35 x 7 Class
35 x 7 Class
6 x 37 Class
6 x 37 Class
RRL
RLL
RRL
RRL
RRL
RRL
RRL
RRL
RRL
RLL or LLL
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
POLY FIBER
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
IWRC
EIPS
IPS
IPS
IPS
EIPS
IPS or EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS
EIPS

Definition of Abbreviations
Grade
Construction
Lay
Core
IPS- Improved Plow Steel
EIPS - Extra Improved Plow Steel
GIPS - Galvanized Improved Plow Steel
EEIPS - Extra, Extra Improved Plow Steel
EEEIPS - Extra, Extra, Extra Improved Plow Steel
FW - Filler Wire
WS - Warrington Seale
SFW - Seale Filler Wire
RR - Rotation Resistant
W - Warrington
S - Seale
RRL - Right Regular Lay
RLL - Right Lang Lay
LRL - Left Regular Lay
LLL - Left Lang Lay
RAL - Right Alternate Lay
LAL - Left Alternate Lay
IWRC - Wire Rope Core 
FC - Fiber Core
Fiber - Hemp or Poly Core
Poly - Polypropylene Core

 

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