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How To Order Steel Wire Rope

1. Purpose: Application of the rope.

2. Construction: Number of strands, number of wires per strand and type 

of strand construction.

3. Size: Diameter of the rope in millimeters or inches.

4. Lay: Right regular lay, left regular lay, right lang lay, or left lang lay.

5. Coating: Bright (Black, Ungalvanized) or galvanized or PVC coated.

6. Type of core: Fiber core (FC), independent wire rope core (IWRC), or 

independent wire strand core (IWSC)

7. Grade of wires: Tensile strength of wires.

8. Break load:  Minimum or calculated breaking load in KN or pounds.

9. Specification: Any recognized specification, if necessary.

10. Length: Length of Wire Rope in meters or feet.

11. Lubrication: Whether lubrication is required or not and necessary.

12. Packing: In coils wrapped with oil paper and hessian (or PP) cloth, or 

on wooden reels

13. Quantity: By number of coils or reels, by length or weight.

14. Certificate: Mill certificate and / or a third party's inspection 

certificate, if needed.

15. Remarks: Shipping marks and any other special requirements.