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Wire Rope

Wire rope is a type of a rope which has several strands of metal wire laid or else twisted into a whirl, coil or curl, in short a helix. Wire ropes use steel as its main material. Wire rope may be used for steering gear, boat crane falls, towing hawsers, bridles, torpedo slings and heavy running rigging. Wire ropes can also be used for heavy hoisting. Wire rope is particularly useful on derricks and dredges. Wire rope is also suitable for cranes and similar machinery.