How to unreel, uncoil and store wire rope

10/01/2019

There is always a danger of kinking a wire rope if you improperly unreel or uncoil it. You should mount a reel on jacks or a turntable so that it will revolve as you pull the rope off. Apply sufficient tension by means of a board acting as a brake against the reel flange to …

Load Securement Advise

10/01/2019

Below is a general reference for calculating Tie-Downs from Peerless Chain. Many factors affect the proper method of cargo securement including the length and type of the cargo to be secured. Refer to the most recent revision of The Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulations Title 49 CFR392~393 in USA or CCMTA – NSC10 in CANADA …

The Correct Way to Measure Wire Rope

08/30/2019

We are often called out to a job-site or facility to assist in determining the size of wire rope (and are happy to do so!). To measure yourself, the actual diameter of a wire rope is the diameter of a circumscribed circle that will enclose all the strands. It’s the largest cross-sectional measurement as shown …