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Wire ropes used on powered scaffold hoists are not designed to be used with a swivel. In this product bulletin, learn why you should never use a swivel that allows rope to rotate under load and truly understand the information that supports WireCo WorldGroup’s recommendation.
In this Product Bulletin, you will learn about the new rope description format that WireCo WorldGroup will follow in all of our product descriptions. This format will adopt symbols and designations that are part of ISO, ASTM, and other industry standards and specifications.
Wire ropes used with traction hoists frequently have their ends brazed or welded into a “bullet” to allow automatic reeving of the traction drive. This is necessary to keep wires and strands from being pushed apart. In this product bulletin, learn why this is necessary to keep wires and strands from being pushed apart.
Engineering and producing wire rope slings for your application is a highly specialized field - with exacting standards that we gladly live by. In this marketing flier, learn the different Union Wire Rope Sling constructions. Additionally learn more about Union Spelter Sockets (both open and closed). There are capacity and diameter charts associated with each product.
In this Product Bulletin, learn the various definition of "US made wire rope" including references to the Buy American Act and the Buy America Requirement. Additionally, learn how Union wire rope meets these definitions.