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Catalog Downloads

Fishing Wire Ropes

PDFView DocumentSource: Fishing Wire Ropes Catalog (8 pages)

Steel Wire Ropes for Cranes

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: 2017
Source: Oliveira Special Wire Ropes (25 pages)

Synthetic Ropes - Europe

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: January 2012
Source: Synthetics Rope Catalog (24 pages)

Synthetic Ropes - United States

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: April 2016
Source: Synthetics Rope Catalog - United States edition (16 pages)

Hardware (in Portuguese)

PDFView DocumentSource: Hardware Portuguese Catalog (65 pages)

Swivel Usage

Using an active, in-line, anti-friction swivel with the majority of types and classes of wire ropes is detrimental to their service life and can lead to unpredictable conditions during operation.  This product bulletin provides the basic reasoning behind why swivels aren't recommended for use with wire ropes except for those that exhibit a similar torque characteristic to that of a category 1 rotation-resistant rope.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: January 2014
Source: Product Bulletin (2 pages)