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ARA-BOOM

  • 10-15 times the service life of wire rope or strand
  • Able to withstand tension-tension fatigue
  • Maintenance-free
  • Lighter, easier to handle during installation
  • Can be tensioned to the same loads as the pendants being replaced
  • Customized to your requirements
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Union’s mid-boom pendants for draglines are parallel aramid fiber ropes with a heavy braided polyester jacket covered with a thick urethane outer coating. Our ARA-BOOM products have demonstrated a life expectancy of 10 to 15 times that of wire rope.

  • Modulus of Elasticity: 10x106  (69 GPa)psi at 10th cycle(1)
  • Termination Strength: 80% of rope Rated Breaking Force
  • Rope Creep Rate: 0.16%(2) stretch under constant load

 


Part No.
Rope Outside
Diameter
in (mm) 
Rated Breaking
Force
lb (kN) 
Jacketed
Rope Weight
lb/ft/ (kg/m) 

End Termination
ARA-BOOM 600 2-5/8
(66.7) 
600,000
(2,669) 
2-1/8
(3.2) 
Resin-filled spelter sockets(3) with molded bend restrictors ESCO L-7013 or equal
ARA-BOOM 685 2-3/4
(69.9) 
685,000
(3,047) 
2-3/4
(4.1) 
Resin-filled spelter sockets(3) with molded bend restrictors ESCO L-7014 or equal
ARA-BOOM 732 3-3/8
(85.73) 
732,000
(3,256) 
3-1/4
(4.84) 
Resin-filled spelter sockets(3) with molded bend restrictors ESCO L-7015 or equal
ARA-BOOM 1000 3-7/8
(98.43) 
1,000,000
(4,448) 
4-1/2
(6.7) 
Resin-filled spelter sockets(3) with molded bend restrictors ESCO L-7018 or equal
ARA-BOOM 1560 4-3/8
(111.13) 
1,560,000
(6,939) 
6
(8.9) 
Resin-filled spelter sockets(3) with molded bend restrictors ESCO L-7021 or equal 

(1) Cycles are 10-40% RBS.
(2) Creep rate based on 5-year continuous load @ 10% RBS. Example: Creep Rate for 80 ft. (24.4 m) assembly for
      5 years@10%=1.54" (39 mm).
(3) Phillystran recommends new sockets.
 
NOTE: Rope data and dimensions are approximated and may vary at time of manufacturing
Araboom


Union, a WireCo WorldGroup brand, produces wire rope and special rope assemblies for a variety of applications – each with their own exacting specifications. We employ the most experienced, talented, licensed engineers in the industry to design solutions for your application. Nine manufacturing operations and seven distribution centers in North America, plus manufacturing facilities in Germany, Poland and Portugal, give our customers unparalleled support and global reach. Find out for yourself why Union wire ropes have proven themselves time and time again in the field. Union: Tested, Tough & True.