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Wire ropes, strands, and rope-making: the basics and the latest


Published: - 27/07/2020 Author: Konrad Dengler
Wire ropes, strands, and rope-making: the basics and the latest

After some time, Expometals.net column called “The basics and the latest” is back with basic knowledge on manufacturing and processing technologies and related matters.
This time we're concentrating on steel wire ropes and strands, with a specific focus on rope manufacturing. This article is related to two important categories on Expometals.net:

- Cables and wire ropes, listing all most important rope and strand manufacturers >>  

- Machines for ropes, braids and strands, that includes producers of rope making equipment >>

We'll first analyze the end product, then the production processes leading to rope and strand manufacturing.
Below you'll also find the main events in the field. The last paragraph Latest trends considers newly published market surveys and other studies which concern directly or indirectly the mentioned industry.

The information has been compiled by Dipl.-Ing. Konrad Dengler.

Wire ropes and strands: the basics
Wire ropes and wire strands are highly durable machine components used to support and move an object or load. They provide functions such as carrying, conveying, lifting, tensioning and holding in a large variety of technical areas.
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Rope making process: the basics
The rope making process is rooted in the past, in the manufacture of ropes made of plant materials such as hemp. The strand and rope-making process was then mechanized and is nowadays carried out in rotating machines...
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Events 

wire 2020
Düsseldorf, Germany, 07 – 11 December 2020

OIPEEC Conference 2021
Stuttgart, Germany, 23 – 26 March 2021
(together with 7th International Stuttgart Ropedays)

Interalpin Innsbruck
Innsbruck, Austria, 14 – 16 April 2021

interlift
Augsburg, Germany, 19 – 22 October 2021

bauma
Munich, Germany, 04 – 10 April 2022


Latest trends

Global Steel Wire Rope Market to Generate Lucrative Revenue Prospects for Manufacturers After the End of COVID-19 Crisis
April 2020

Global Crane Wire Rope Market 2020-2026
April 2020 

Global Crane Wire Rope Market 2020-2026 (2)
April 2020

Stainless Steel Wire Rope Market
March 2020

High Carbon Wire Rope Market report 2020-2026 c
March 2020   

Global Steel Wire Rope Market Report 2020
February 2020   

Steel Wire Rope Market 2020
January 2020



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