Flattened Strand IWRC

Manufacturing Specs
Diameter Range 5/8" - 1 1/8"
Number of Outer Strands 6
Number of Wires Per Strand 30
Diameter Tolerance -0%, +5%

Also called triangular strand, flattened strand ropes perform exceptionally well on certain installations, especially those involving heavy loads where the speed of operation is slow, where adequate diameter sheaves and drums are used, or where a crush resistant rope is required.

  • Crush-resistant
  • More rope surface contact with sheaves
  • More steel in cross section than standard round strand rope of equal size

No Swivel
Right Lay
Multi Layer Spooling
Flattened Strand IWRC
Flattened Strand IWRC Strength and Weights Chart (inches)
Minimum Breaking Force
(tons of 2000 lbs
5/8 0.74 21.7
3/4 1.06 31
7/8 1.46 41.9
1 1.89 54.4

Special constructions and diameters available upon request – please contact us directly.