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INCH-POUND RR-W-410G 24 June 2010 SUPERSEDING RR-W-410F 6 December 2007 FEDERAL SPECIFICATION WIRE ROPE AND STRAND The General Services Administration has authorized the use of this federal specification by all federal agencies. 1. SCOPE AND CLASSIFICATION 1.1 Scope. This specification covers wire ropes and wire seizing strands (see 6.1). This specification does not include all types, classes, constructions, and sizes of wire rope and strand that are commercially available, but it is intended to cover the more common types, classes, constructions, and sizes that are suitable for federal government use. 1.2 Classification. 1.2.1 Types, classes, constructions, and sizes. Wire ropes and wire seizing strands covered by this specification shall be of the following types, classes, constructions, and sizes as specified (see 6.2 (b)). For general rules for selection of wire rope and strand, see 6.3 and the Wire Rope Users Manual. For wire rope and strand definitions and terms, see 6.4 and the Wire Rope Users Manual. Type I - General purpose wire ropes Class 1 - 6 by 7 Class 2 - 6 by 19 Construction 1 - 6 by 19 (2 operations) Construction 2 - 6 by 19 Warrington Construction 3 - 6 by 19 Seale Construction 4 - 6 by 19 Filler wire Construction 5 - 6 by 19 Warrington-Seale

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RR-W-410G Class 3 - 6 by 37 and 6 by 36 Construction 1 - 6 by 37 (3 operations) Construction 2 - 6 by 37 (2 operations) Construction 3 - 6 by 37 Seale (2 operations) Construction 4 - 6 by 36 Filler wire Construction 5 - 6 by 36 Seale-Warrington Construction 6 - 6 by 36 Warrington-Seale Construction 7 - 6 by 36 Seale-Filler wire Construction 8 - 6 by 36 Filler wire-Seale Construction 9 - 6 by 36 Seale-Warrington-Seale Class 4 - 8 by 19 Construction 1 - 8 by 19 (2 operations) Construction 2 - 8 by 19 Warrington Construction 3 - 8 by 19 Seale Construction 4 - 8 by 19 Filler wire Construction 5 - 8 by 19 Warrington-Seale Class 5 - 6 by 61 Construction 1 - 6 by 61 (3 operations) Construction 2 - 6 by 61 (2 operations) Construction 3 - 6 by 61 (2 operations) Construction 4 - 6 by 61 Filler wire-Seale Construction 5 - 6 by 61 Seale-Warrington-Seale Construction 6 - 6 by 61 Seale-Filler wire-Seale Class 6 - 6 by 91 Construction 1 - 6 by 91 (4 operations) Construction 2 - 6 by 91 (3 operations) Construction 3 - 6 by 91 (3 operations) Construction 4 - 6 by 91 (2 operations) Type II - Elevator Class 1 - 6 by 19 Construction 1 - 6 by 19 Warrington Construction 2 - 6 by 19 Filler wire Construction 3 - 6 by 19 Warrington-Seale Class 2 - 8 by 19 Construction 1 - 8 by 19 (2 operations) Construction 2 - 8 by 19 Warrington Construction 3 - 8 by 19 Seale Construction 4 - 8 by 19 Filler wire Construction 5 - 8 by 19 Warrington-Seale Type III - Marine (cables) Class 1 - 6 by 6 deck lashing ropes Class 2 - 6 by 12 running ropes Class 3 - 6 by 24 mooring lines Construction 1 - 6 by 24 (2 operations) Construction 2 - 6 by 24 Warrington Construction 3 - 6 by 24 Seale 2

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RR-W-410G Class 4 - 6 by 3 by 7 spring lay Class 5 - 6 by 3 by 19 spring lay Construction 1 - 6 by 3 by 19 (2 operations) Construction 2 - 6 by 3 by 19 Warrington Construction 3 - 6 by 3 by 19 Seale Class 6 - 6 by 42 tiller or hand control ropes Type IV- Miscellaneous Class 1 - 5 by 19 marline-clad Construction 1 - 5 by 19 (2 operations) Construction 2 - 5 by 19 Warrington Construction 3 - 5 by 19 Filler wire Class 2 - 18 by 7 rotation resistant Class 3 - flattened strand Construction 1 - 6 by 25 style B Construction 2 - 6 by 30 style G Construction 3 - 6 by 27 style H Construction 4 - 6 by 31 style V Class 4 - 8 by 19 rotation resistant Construction 1 - 8 by 19 Seale Construction 2 - 8 by 19 Filler wire Construction 3 - 8 by 19 Warrington-Seale Type V - Auxiliary wire strands Class 1 - 1 by 7 seizing strand Class 2 - 1 by 19 seizing strand (2 operations) Type VI- Small cords Class 1 - 3 by 7 Class 2 - 7 by 7 (6 by 7 wire strand core) Class 3 - 7 by 19 (6 by 19 wire strand core) (2 operations) 2. APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS 2.1 Government publications. The issues of the following documents, in effect on the date of invitation for bids or request for proposal, form a part of this specification to the extent specified herein. Federal Specification PPP-B-1055 Federal Standard FED-STD-123 Federal Acquisition Regulation Subpart 23.4 - Use of Recovered Materials and Biobased Products 3 - Marking for Shipment (Civil Agencies) - Barrier Material, Waterproofed, Flexible

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RR-W-410G (Activities outside the federal government may obtain copies of federal specifications, standards, and commercial item descriptions as specified in the General Information section of the Index of Federal Specifications, Standards and Commercial Item Descriptions. The index is for sale on a subscription basis from the General Services Administration, Federal Supply Service, Specification Section, East 470 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Suite 8100, Washington, DC 20407.) (Single copies of this specification, and other federal specifications and commercial item descriptions required by activities outside the federal government for bidding purposes are available without charge from the General Services Administration, Federal Supply Service, Specification Section, East 470 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Suite 8100, Washington, DC 20407.) (Federal government activities may obtain copies of federal standardization documents and the Index of Federal Specifications, Standards, and Commercial Item Descriptions from established distribution points in their agencies. Electronic copies may be obtained from https://assist.daps.dla.mil/.) (The Federal Acquisition (FAR) is for sale on a subscription basis from the Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954. When indicated, reprints of certain regulations may be obtained from the federal agency responsible for issuing them. Electronic copies may be obtained from https://www.acquisition.gov/far/.) Military Specifications MIL-DTL-83420 MIL-P-24216 - Wire Rope, Flexible, for Aircraft Control, General Specification for - Polypropylene Cores, Strand Centers, and Substrands for Wire Rope

(Copies of military specifications required by contractors in connection with specific procurement functions are obtained from the Standardization Document Order Desk, Building 4D, 700 Robbins Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094. Electronic copies may be obtained from https://assist.daps.dla.mil/.) 2.2 Other publications. The following documents form a part of this specification to the extent specified herein. Unless a specific issue is identified, the issue in effect on the date of invitation for bids or request for proposal shall apply. ASTM International ASTM A90/A90M ASTM A700 ASTM A1023/A1023M - Standard Test Method for Weight [Mass] of Coating on Iron and Steel Articles with Zinc or Zinc-Alloy Coatings - Standard Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment - Standard Specification for Stranded Carbon Steel Wire Ropes for General Purposes 4

com/. 7001 Weston Parkway. Electronic copies may be obtained from http://www.) SAE International SAE AIR4127 .org/. 2200 Mill Road. NC 27513.) 5 . PA 19428-2959.org/. MD 20879-1574.) Railinc Corporation RailInc UFC 6000 .) National Motor Freight Traffic Association. Gaithersburg.htm. 400 Commonwealth Drive. Electronic copies may be obtained from http://www. Warrendale. 100 Barr Harbor Drive.Downloaded from http://www.everyspec.Continued ASTM B139/B139M ASTM D3953 ASTM D6039/D6039M . Suite 200.nmfta.Standard Specification for Phosphor Bronze Rod.com RR-W-410G ASTM International . Electronic copies may be obtained from http://www.. VA 22314.4 . PA 15096-0001.Standard Specification for Open and Covered Wood Crates (Private sector and civil agencies may purchase copies of these voluntary standards from the ASTM International.) Composite Panel Association ANSI A135. West Conshohocken. Bar. and Shapes . National Motor Freight Classification (Private sector and civil agencies may purchase copies of these voluntary standards from the National Motor Freight Traffic Association. Alexandria. Inc.narps.Standard Specification for Strapping.Steel: Chemical Composition and Hardenability (Private sector and civil agencies may purchase copies of these voluntary standards from the SAE International.pbmdf.Uniform Freight Classification . Electronic copies may be obtained from http://www.Basic Hardboard (Private sector and civil agencies may purchase copies of these voluntary standards from the Composite Panel Association. Flat Steel and Seals . Cary. Inc. Electronic copies may be obtained from http://www.net/RAILINC-National-Trfs-UFC%206000.org/. 18922 Premiere Court.astm.sae.Rules and Regulations (Private sector and civil agencies may purchase copies of these voluntary standards from the Railinc Corporation.

The offeror/contactor is encouraged to use recovered materials to the maximum extent practicable.2 Wire strand core (see figure 2).3 Corrosion-resistant steel. 3. 3. Six by 61 (type I.1 Fiber core (see figure 1). A mixture of two or more species of hard fibers may be used. and of uniform ply.com RR-W-410G 3. Unless otherwise specified.4 Recovered materials. as the wires in the strands of the wire rope.2. Mexican. or of a lower tensile strength steel (see table I or ASTM A1023/A1023M as applicable).2.5 for the individual wire ropes and strand centers. improved plow steel.1. Corrosion-resistant steel wire ropes shall be made of wires of 302 or 304 composition as specified in SAE AIR4127. Carbon steel is used to manufacture wire rope grades of iron. class 5) and 6 by 91 (type I.2. Wire rope cores and centers for wire strands shall be as specified in 3. IWRC may be a 6 by 7 wire rope with either a fibrous or wire strand (making it a 7 by 7) core. traction steel. or of a lower tensile strength steel (see table I or ASTM A1023/A1023M as applicable). Steel for wires shall be made by either the open-hearth. 6 . corrosion-resistant steel. basic oxygen.3 Independent wire rope core (IWRC) (see figure 3).1. Unless otherwise specified (see 6. and Yucatan). 3. or electric furnace process. general purpose. as the wires in the strands of the wire rope. Iron or annealed steel shall not be used. hard laid. Polypropylene fibers shall meet the requirements of MIL-P-24216.2 Wire rope cores and centers for wire strands. Fiber cores of wire ropes shall be thoroughly cleaned.2(c)). Cotton. annealed steel. extra improved plow steel and extra extra improved plow steel. The hard fibers are manila (abaca) and sisal (African.1 Material. evenly twisted.2. Wires in the wire strand core shall be of the same material. hemp. may be used in wire rope cores in fiber sizes of 1/8 inch in diameter and smaller. 3. general purpose. fiber core for wire rope shall be one of the hard fibers or polypropylene fiber. in accordance with paragraph 23. class 6) wire rope shall have 19 wire strands instead of 7 wire strands (making it a 7 by 19) in the IWRC.Downloaded from http://www. Java.2.1.1.2 Phosphor bronze. Iron or annealed steel shall not be used. Wires in the IWRC shall be of the same material. REQUIREMENTS 3. Material shall be free from defects that are detrimental to its appearance or serviceability. or jute fibers. or phosphor bronze as specified in the detail requirements for the individual wire ropes and strands. Wire rope and strand shall be made of carbon steel. Mauritius. 3. 3. 3. Wire rope with an independent wire rope core shall carry the letters IWRC in its description or designation. 3.everyspec.1 Carbon steel. free from waste. The numbers of wires in the wire strand core shall be not less than the number of wires in the strands of the wire rope.403 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). phosphor bronze shall be in accordance with composition A of ASTM B139/B139M.1 through 3.

3.3.3 Wrapping. When drawn galvanized wire is ordered.3.2 Rope wires of uncoated iron and phosphor bronze wire rope grades.2. This 7 wire strand center shall not increase the number of stranding operations of the main strand or the number of wires in the main strand wire count. the mandrel shall be the same diameter as the wire. For zinc coated iron wires. followed by unwrapping without breakage or fracture of the wire.3. 3.2 Torsion. 3. either bright (uncoated) or galvanized. or a single wire as outlined in the specific strand construction description.everyspec. glass fibers.3.3. 3.1 Rope wires of iron and steel grades. Where applicable. 3.2(f)).2(e)). zinc coated at finished size. 3.1. zinc coated (galvanized) at finished size.3.Downloaded from http://www. or flexible plastic rods may be used in wire rope cores and wire strand centers. 3. Rope wires of iron and steel wire rope grades.1 Wire ropes.4 Centers for wire strands.1 Tensile strength.3. as specified (see 6. the mandrel shall be two times the diameter of the wire.3. Where applicable. main wires in the main strands. 7 . Wire ropes covered in this specification shall meet or exceed the minimum breaking strength (force) requirements specified in the applicable table and/or ASTM A1023/A1023M.5 Other material for cores and centers. When this wire becomes so large (manufacturer's discretion) that it is considered undesirable. When specified (see 6.2.2.3 Galvanized wires.com RR-W-410G 3. 3. When specified (see 6.3. spiral springs. 3. main wires in the main strands shall conform with the tensile strength requirements shown in table I or ASTM A1023/A1023M. 3.1. For zinc coated steel wires. the wire rope shall be pre-stretched in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. 3.9). Centers in wire strands shall be either of a twisted fibrous material.4 Pre-stretched wire rope. a 7 wire strand is allowed to replace it. twisted and waxed kraft paper. Rope wires of uncoated iron and phosphor bronze wire rope grades shall withstand wrapping in a close helix for six complete turns around a mandrel having a diameter the same as the wire.1.3.2 Main wires (load carrying). Fiber centers for wire strands shall be as specified in 3. The weight of zinc coating shall conform to the requirements shown in ASTM A1023/A1023M.3 Mechanical properties (see 3. 3. it shall conform to the tensile requirements for bright (uncoated) steel wire specified in ASTM A1023/A1023M.2(d)). plastic fibers. shall conform to the minimum torsion requirements shown in ASTM A1023/A1023M. shall withstand wrapping in a close helix for six complete turns around a mandrel.1.

3 Preformed and non-preformed wire ropes and strands.1 and 3.5.2.4.4. 3.2 Zinc coating (galvanized).3. Unless otherwise specified (see 6.2(g)). pits. Each strand shall be constructed as specified in the detail requirements for the individual class and construction.4.2 Non-preformed wire ropes and strands. gritty areas. and strands in the rope are laid to the right.4.3.4. 3.3. zinc coating shall be applied by either the electrolytic plating process or by hot dipping in molten zinc.1 Bright (uncoated) carbon steel. Wire rope lays shall be as specified in the detail requirements for the individual wire ropes and strands.014 inch in diameter may be spliced by twisting.Downloaded from http://www. The weight of the zinc coating on each wire shall be as specified in ASTM A1023/A1023M. dross. Wire ropes in which the strands and their wires are not permanently shaped during fabrication to a spiral form they assume in the finished wire rope or strand shall be identified as non-preformed wire ropes or strands.3. Unless otherwise specified (see 6.3.2 Wire joints. Wires larger than 0. wire used in wire ropes shall be bright (uncoated) carbon steel.everyspec. Wires in the strand are laid to the left.4 Lays (see figure 4).1 The zinc coating shall be free from deleterious uncoated spots.4.com RR-W-410G 3. 3.3.2.3. Wire ropes in which the strands and their wires are permanently shaped during fabrication to a spiral form they assume in the finished wire rope or strand shall be identified as preformed wire ropes or strands. blisters.014 inch in diameter shall be joined by lap brazing or butt welding.4 Fabrication.1 Rope and strand wires. 8 .4.5. 3.5. 3. A wire rope shall consist of a specified number of wire strands closed around a core. Wires up to and including 0.1.1 Twisted splices of wires of any one layer of a strand shall not be closer than 20 feet.1 Right regular lay. Butt welds shall be annealed. 3.2. and flux.4.4.4. 3. 3. 3. Wires in the same layer of wire ropes and strands shall be considered of one diameter when the difference between the largest and the smallest diameters does not exceed the values shown in table II.2(i)). 3.5 Finish.1 Preformed wire ropes and strands. the contractor shall supply either preformed or non-preformed wire ropes and strands as specified in 3.2(h)). 3. lumps.1 Wire rope.4.3. Brazed or butt-welded joints in the wires of a strand shall not be closer than 18 inches. 3. 3. When specified (see 6.4.

6. Both the wires in the strand and the strands in the rope are laid to the left. the contractor may supply wire rope and strand of any construction applicable to the size rope or strand being furnished.1 When specified (see 6. Except for type II elevator.2(k)). corrosionresistant steel. The lubricant shall provide lubrication qualities and corrosion protection during shipping.5 Construction.6. This requirement is not applicable to synthetic cores or centers.4. 3.6. Fiber centers and cores shall be thoroughly impregnated during fabrication with a lubricant which shall contain preservative materials to allay deterioration of fiber parts due to rot or mildew and shall not be injurious to the steel wires. and phosphor bronze wire ropes. 3.4. Unless otherwise specified (see 6. type IV marline clad. 3. a heavy corrosion inhibitor shall be applied to the entire length of the wire rope after closure to prevent corrosion prior to installation. The lubrication shall be compounded for each specific application so as not to restrict the rope's operating characteristics.4. and type VI small cord. 3.6 Lubrication.4. Rope lay strength shall not be less than 5 1/2 times the nominal rope diameter. corrosion-resistant steel.6. 9 . 3.2(j)).2(l)). which are of special construction.com RR-W-410G 3.4.2 Uncoated iron or steel wire ropes. handling and the initial period of service.5 Wire strand core and IWRC. 3. 3.2.3 Coated (galvanized) steel and iron.2 Left regular lay.Downloaded from http://www.1 Iron or traction steel wire rope for elevator service.3 Right lang lay. and strands in the rope are laid to the left. Unless otherwise specified.6. Both the wires in the strand and the strands in the rope are laid to the right.4 Fiber centers and cores. Wires of iron or traction steel wire rope for elevator service shall be thoroughly coated with lubricant during the process of manufacture. 3.4.4. Wires in the strand are laid to the right. type V seizing strand. coated (galvanized) steel and iron. 3. and be free of substances injurious to steel wires and fiber cores. wires of uncoated (not galvanized) iron or steel wire ropes shall be thoroughly coated with a lubricant during the process of manufacture.4. Unless otherwise specified (see 6. and phosphor bronze wire ropes may be lightly lubricated during fabrication. 3.7 Diameter of wire rope and strands. storage.4 Left lang lay. type III spring lay.everyspec.5 Rope lay length. 3. Wire strand core and IWRC shall be thoroughly covered with a lubricant for protecting and preserving their wires. provide a suitable lubricant base for subsequent field re-lubrications. The maximum rope lay length shall be not more than specified in the applicable table or ASTM A1023/A1023M. 3.6.

1. 3.3.1. 3. With a load of 10 percent of minimum breaking strength (force). 3. 3. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation. Cores shall be of fiber as specified (see 3.11.11. laid around a fiber core as specified (see 3. improved plow steel shall be of bright (uncoated) wires. wire ropes shall be supplied with right regular lay (see 3.5 and 6. 3.1. general purpose.com RR-W-410G the actual diameter of wire ropes and strands shall not differ from the ordered diameter by more than the amounts shown in ASTM A1023/A1023M or tables III and IV. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.2(m-1). loose wires. 3. Type I.8 Seizing.3 Finish.2(m-3)).5 Fabrication. Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3. Wire ropes shall be uniform in material and quality and shall be securely laid free from kinks.4 and 6. 3. and unless a zinc coating material is specified (see 3. or other defects that may be detrimental to their serviceability and appearance.6 Lay.2. 3.11. Each end of each length of wire rope shall be suitably seized.1.1).everyspec. 3.1.3.3.11.2(m-4)). 3.3. galvanized iron wire rope grade shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.1. Mechanical properties for wire in ropes and strands shall be as specified in table I and ASTM A1023/A1023M.3.4.4.1. and wires in IWRCs (see 3. except for filler wires.3.1.11. and 6.1 Wire rope shall have 6 strands of 7 wires totaling 42 wires.2 Each strand shall have 1 wire center and 6 outer wires. Wire ropes shall be fabricated as specified (see 3.11.Downloaded from http://www.2(m-5)). Type I.2.1.1.3.1.4 Cores. Protruding wires are considered a defect and not more than one broken wire will be accepted in 1000 feet of wire rope.2 Galvanized iron wire rope grade.2 and 3. Unless otherwise specified (see 6.5. improved plow steel wire rope grade shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M (see 3.9 Mechanical properties.11. general purpose. 3. class 1. wires in wire strand cores. as applicable.2.2(m-2)). general purpose. 3. Wire ropes of iron shall be of zinc coated (galvanized) wires.11 Type I.1 Improved plow steel wire rope grade.11.3). 6 by 7 (see figure 5 for typical construction).7.4). 3.1 Type I. The maximum diameter tolerance based on nominal rope diameter shall be as shown in the maximum (no load) column of the applicable table. the minimum diameter tolerance based on nominal rope diameter shall be plus 1/128 inch.10 Workmanship. loose strands. 3.1 and 6.1. general purpose. non-round wires. 3.2.1 Traction steel and iron elevator wire rope.3. 3. 10 .11.11.1).3 Material.11.

2. general purpose.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire. or phosphor bronze as specified (see 3. Cores shall be in accordance with table VI as specified (see 6. and 12 outer wires. and strength requirements shall be as specified in tables VII and VIII.3.2.3.11. Material shall be of carbon steel. Wire rope grades improved plow steel. or extra extra improved plow steel shall be of bright (uncoated) or zinc coated (galvanized) wires as specified (see 3. weight. and strength. 6 by 19 (Warrington) (see figure 7 for typical construction).1 and 6. 6 by 19.2.3. weight.11.11.11.5.4. construction 1.2 Type I.11. 3.1 Finish. 3.3. 3. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. Dimensions.1.4 Lay. general purpose. weight.11. totaling 114 wires in the strands.2. 3.3 Type I. 3. totaling 114 wires in the strands. class 2.2.1. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.1 Wire ropes shall have 6 strands of 19 wires each.2(n-2)). 3. Wires in the outer layer shall be of two diameters of wire laid alternately.1 and 6. class 2. Wire ropes with fiber cores shall be supplied with right regular lay unless otherwise specified (see 3.2 Each strand shall have 1 wire center. Wire ropes shall be fabricated as specified (see 3. extra improved plow steel. construction 2. 6 by 19 (2 operations) (see figure 6 for typical construction).2.4 and 6.11. and strength.3 Fabrication. Wire rope grades phosphor bronze.2. and ASTM A1023/A1023M. 6 inner wires.2.11. 3. Wire rope of phosphor bronze and corrosion-resistant steel shall be of uncoated wires.11.2(n-5)). Dimensions. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter. 3. and strength requirements shall be as specified in ASTM A1023/A1023M.1.1.2(n-4)). 3.11.11. extra improved plow steel.3.5 Dimensions. 3.2 Type I.1.1.11. and 6.everyspec.2. weight.2. 3. 3. as applicable. general purpose. corrosion-resistant steel. and improved plow steel in sizes larger than 2-3/8 inches and extra improved plow steel in sizes larger than 2-3/8 inches shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. corrosion-resistant steel. 11 .1 Material.2.11.2(n-3).2. and extra extra improved plow steel for sizes up to and including 2-3/8 inches shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.com RR-W-410G 3.2. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation.1 Wire ropes shall have 6 strands of 19 wires each.1. Each strand shall be fabricated in two operations. This construction shall not be required in lang lay.4. and 12 outer wires.7 Dimensions.Downloaded from http://www. class 2.2 Cores.2(n-1)). 3. This construction shall not be required in lang lay or in sizes 3/8 inch and larger.11. 6 inner wires. Wire rope of improved plow steel.2. 3.3.

3. and not less than 10 nor more than 12 outer wires. and improved plow steel in sizes larger than 2-3/8 inches and extra improved plow steel in sizes larger than 2-3/8 inches shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. Wire rope grades improved plow steel. 3. Wire rope grades improved plow steel.everyspec. and extra extra improved plow steel for sizes up to and including 2-3/8 inches shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation.11.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire. totaling not less than 126 nor more than 150 wires in the strands. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.5 Type I.4. totaling 156 wires in the strands.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire. general purpose.2.11. corrosion-resistant steel. and 9 outer wires. extra improved plow steel. class 2.2. Wires in the intermediate layer shall be of two diameters of wire laid alternately.11.5. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter. 9 inner wires. not less than 5 nor more than 6 inner wires. and 10 outer wires. 3.2.Downloaded from http://www.11.11.1 Wire ropes shall have 6 strands of 19 wires each. 3.2 Each strand shall have 1 wire center.4 Type I. 10 intermediate wires. 3.2. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. construction 3. Filler wires shall be of one diameter.6 Type I. corrosion-resistant steel. general purpose. Wire rope grades phosphor bronze. and extra extra improved plow steel for sizes up to and including 2-3/8 inches shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.com RR-W-410G 3. 6 by 19 (Seale) (see figure 8 for typical construction). 12 . 6 by 19 (Warrington-Seale) (see figure 10 for typical construction).11.2.4. 3. construction 4. extra improved plow steel. and extra extra improved plow steel for sizes up to and including 2-3/8 inches shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 3/8 inch. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 26 wires each. Wire rope grades improved plow steel. general purpose. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation. class 2.11. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. improved plow steel in sizes larger than 2-3/8 inches and extra improved plow steel in sizes larger than 2-3/8 inches shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation. improved plow steel in sizes larger than 2-3/8 inches and extra improved plow steel in sizes larger than 2-3/8 inches shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. class 2. There shall be not less than 5 nor more than 6 wires (fillers) between the layers. Wire rope grades phosphor bronze. 6 by 19 (Filler wire) (see figure 9 for typical construction). Wire rope grades phosphor bronze. totaling 114 wires in the strands. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter. corrosion-resistant steel.2.6.2. 3.2.1 Wire ropes shall have 6 strands of not less than 21 wires and not more than 25 wires each.2.5. 3. 5 inner wires.11.6. extra improved plow steel. construction 5.11.

6 by 37 (3 operations) (see figure 11 for typical construction).11.3.3 Type I.3.4 Lay.3. Cores shall be in accordance with table VI as specified (see 6. 3.11. weight. 6 inner wires.2.2. weight. 3. construction 2. Wire rope grades phosphor bronze.3.2. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. construction 1.Downloaded from http://www.11. Over this center strand. Material shall be carbon steel or corrosion-resistant steel as specified (see 3.5. Wires in the intermediate layer shall be of one diameter. 13 .11. Wire rope of improved plow steel. Dimensions.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 34 nor more than 37 wires each.1.3.1 Material.2(o-1)).1.2(o-2). or extra extra improved plow steel shall be bright (uncoated) wires or zinc coated (galvanized) wires as specified (see 3. 6 by 37 and 6 by 36.11. and not less than 15 nor more than 18 outer wires. totaling not less than 204 nor more than 222 wires in the strands.2 Each strand shall have 1 center strand of 19 to 25 wires constructed in accordance with 3.11.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 33 nor more than 43 wires each.com RR-W-410G 3.3. extra improved plow steel. 3.2. and 6. class 3. improved plow steel. This construction shall not be required in lang lay. corrosion-resistant steel.3. and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. This construction shall not be required in lang lay or in sizes 3/8 inch and larger. and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. 3.1. 3.3.3.11.3. Wire ropes shall be fabricated as specified (see 3.5.11.2.1. general purpose.3.1 and 6. and strength requirements shall be as specified in table VII and tables IX through XII.4 and 6. the outer layer shall be not less than 14 nor more than 18 wires.11. 3.2(o-4)). 3. Lay shall be as specified (see 3.1 Finish.11.3. class 3.1. 3.4. totaling not less than 198 nor more than 258 wires in the strands.1. and strength. general purpose.3 Type I.3. improved plow steel. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.3. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.2 Type I.3.3 Fabrication. and 3. 3. 3.2(o-3). 3.11. Each strand shall be fabricated in two operations.everyspec. corrosion-resistant steel.11.4 and 6. class 3.4. 3. 3.11.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire.11.3.3.3. 3. Wire rope of corrosion-resistant steel shall be uncoated wires.5 Dimensions.11. general purpose. 12 intermediate wires.2 Cores. Each strand shall be fabricated in three operations.11.2(o-5)). Wire rope grades phosphor bronze. 6 by 37 (2 operations) (see figure 12 for typical construction).

5.Downloaded from http://www.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation.3. 14 . Each strand shall be fabricated in two operations. totaling not less than 174 nor more than 222 wires in the strands. This construction is generally furnished only in regular lay.3. totaling not less than 162 nor more than 222 wires in the strands. Wire rope grade corrosion-resistant steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire. corrosion-resistant steel. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. and not less than 10 nor more than 15 outer wires.4. 3. improved plow steel.everyspec. 3.11. 6 by 37 (Seale) (2 operations) (see figure 13 for typical construction).11. not less than 7 nor more than 9 inner wires. and not less than 14 nor more than 18 outer wires. Wires in the outer layer shall be of two diameters.3.3.11.3. It shall not be required in sizes larger than 1 inch. and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. class 3. laid alternately.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 27 nor more than 37 wires each. extra improved plow steel. 3. Wire rope grades phosphor bronze and corrosion-resistant steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. This construction shall not be required in lang lay or in sizes smaller than 3/8 inch. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 3/8 inch. There shall be not less than 7 nor more than 9 filler wires between the inner and outer layers. not less than 7 nor more than 9 inner wires.6 Type I. not less than 10 nor more than 15 intermediate wires. 6 by 36 (Seale-Warrington) (see figure 15 for typical construction).11.6.3. Wire rope grades improved plow steel. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 29 nor more than 37 wires each. general purpose.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire. totaling not less than 174 nor more than 222 wires in the strands. 6 inner wires.11. and not less than 14 nor more than 18 outer wires. construction 3.3. 6 by 36 (Filler wire) (see figure 14 for typical construction). Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.5 Type I. Wire rope grades phosphor bronze.4. 3. class 3. 3. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.4 Type I. construction 5.11.11.11. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation. extra improved plow steel.11. class 3. 3. not less than 7 nor more than 9 intermediate wires. general purpose. 3.3. Wires in the intermediate layer shall be of one diameter.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 29 nor more than 37 wires each. construction 4.com RR-W-410G 3. general purpose. Filler wires shall be of one diameter. Wire rope grades improved plow steel. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.6.5.3. 3. Wires in the intermediate layer shall be of one diameter.

Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. not less than 10 nor more than 16 intermediate wires.3. Filler wires shall be of one diameter. and not less than 12 nor more than 18 outer wires.3. Wire rope grades improved plow steel. 3.8. Wire rope grades improved plow steel. construction 7. Wire rope grade corrosion-resistant steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. extra improved plow steel. 3. Wires in the intermediate layer shall be of one diameter. general purpose.11. and not less than 14 nor more than 18 outer wires.11.11.3. 3.com RR-W-410G 3.11. 6 by 36 (Filler wire-Seale) (see figure 18 for typical construction). and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. Wires in the intermediate layer shall be of two diameters of wires laid alternately. class 3. totaling not less than 186 nor more than 276 wires in the strands.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire. construction 8. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 1/2 inch.8 Type I. not less than 12 nor more than 18 intermediate wires. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. 3. construction 6. extra improved plow steel.7 Type I.11. Wire rope grade corrosion-resistant steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 36 nor more than 46 wires each.7.11. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter. 3.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire.3. Wire rope grade corrosion-resistant steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. general purpose.8.9 Type I. Wires in the intermediate layer shall be of one diameter. and not less than 10 nor more than 16 outer wires.7. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation.3. class 3. 15 . not less than 5 nor more than 8 inner wires.everyspec. class 3. There shall be not less than 5 nor more than 8 filler wires between the inner and intermediate layers. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 31 nor more than 49 wires each.11. not less than 7 nor more than 9 intermediate wires.3. not less than 6 nor more than 9 inner wires. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter. 3. 6 by 36 (Warrington-Seale) (see figure 16 for typical construction).11. 3. Filler wires shall be of one diameter. This construction shall not be required in sizes 3/8 inch and smaller. There shall be not less than 7 nor more than 9 filler wires between the intermediate and outer layers. extra improved plow steel.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire. totaling not less than 216 nor more than 276 wires in the strands.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 31 nor more than 46 wires each.3.9. Wire rope grades improved plow steel.3. 3.9. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. totaling not less than 186 nor more than 294 wires in the strands. 6 by 36 (Seale-Filler wire) (see figure 17 for typical construction).11. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation.3. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. general purpose. not less than 7 nor more than 9 inner wires.Downloaded from http://www.

3.11.11.4.1.4. 8 by 19.2(p-3)). Dimensions.3 Type I.everyspec. weight. Cores shall be fiber cores in accordance with 3. and strength.3. Wire rope shall be bright (uncoated) or zinc coated (galvanized) wires as specified (see 3. Wire ropes shall be fabricated as specified (see 3. 8 by 19 (Warrington) (see figure 21 for typical construction).11.11.3 Fabrication. class 4. 3.1.2.2. 6 by 36 (Seale-Warrington-Seale) (see figure 19 for typical construction). construction 9. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation. Wire rope grades improved plow steel. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. laid alternately.1. 3.4. Wire rope grade corrosion-resistant steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.11. weight.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 43 nor more than 49 wires each.10 Type I.4.11.4.4.1. 3. Lay shall be right regular lay in accordance with 3. and strength requirements shall be as specified in table XIII.4 Lay.1). 16 .2. 3. not less than 7 nor more than 8 inside intermediate wires.4.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.11. construction 2.4. Wires in the inside intermediate layer shall be of one diameter.1 or when specified (see 3.11. and not less than 14 nor more than 16 outer wires. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter. 3. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 2 inches.5 and 6. 3. not less than 14 nor more than 16 outside intermediate wires. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. general purpose.11. class 4.11. 3.11. 3. totaling not less than 258 nor more than 294 wires in the strands.4.2(p-1)). This construction shall not be required in sizes larger than 1/4 inch. class 3.3.2(p-2)). 3.1. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.10.3.1.4 and 6.11.5 and 6. general purpose.4.com RR-W-410G 3.2.4.11.1 Finish. 8 by 19 (2 operations) (see figure 20 for typical construction). 3. extra improved plow steel.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of 19 wires each. construction 1.2.11.5 Dimensions. totaling 152 wires in the strands. not less than 7 nor more than 8 inner wires.Downloaded from http://www. Material shall be of carbon steel as specified (see 3.4 Type I.1 Material.2.2 Type I.10. general purpose. 3. general purpose.2. 3. Wires in the outside intermediate layer shall be of two diameters. class 4.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire.3.11.4.2 Cores.

1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of 19 wires each.1 Material.4.11.2(q-4)). class 4.com RR-W-410G 3. general purpose.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of not less than 21 nor more than 25 wires. Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3. construction 5.2. totaling 208 wires in the strands.11.5. 3. or IWRC as specified (see 3. 3. 3. 6 by 61 (see figure 25 for typical construction).1. wire strand core.1 Finish. 3. 3.11. 3. 3.4 and 6. 17 . 3. general purpose.4.11.1 and 6.2.4.6.11. Wire ropes of improved plow steel shall have either fiber core.4.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.5.4. 8 by 19 (Warrington-Seale) (see figure 24 for typical construction). 3.3. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. 3. construction 4. 3. 8 by 19 (Filler wire) (see figure 23 for typical construction).2(q-3)).everyspec.2. 3.4.6.2 and 6.2.2.11.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of 19 wires each.5.4.1.4. 3.11.3 Fabrication.5.4. Wire rope of improved plow steel or extra improved plow steel shall be of bright (uncoated) or zinc coated (galvanized) wire as specified (see 3.4.5.2.11.3. 3. general purpose.5.11. 8 by 19 (Seale) (see figure 22 for typical construction).2(q-2)).5 Type I. Wire ropes shall be fabricated as specified (see 3.2 Cores. totaling 152 wires in the strands. 3.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.11.4.11.3. Wire ropes of extra improved plow steel shall have an IWRC in accordance with 3.2. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 7/16 inch. class 4. construction 3.3.4. general purpose.2.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.11. totaling 152 wires in the strands.Downloaded from http://www. totaling not less than 168 nor more than 200 wires in the strands.11.2.11. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.6. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 1/4 inch.11.11.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of 26 wires each.4. class 5.4 Type I.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. class 4.11.5 and 6.11.1.2(q-1)).5 Type I.11.3.4.5.11.6 Type I.

6 by 61 (2 operations). or 3.11. The second layer from the outside shall have not less than 14 nor more than 18 wires.everyspec.5.Downloaded from http://www.2. This construction is not furnished in lang lay and it is not furnished preformed. 3. and strength.11. 3. This construction is not furnished in lang lay and it is not furnished preformed.2.2.11. 3.11.11.4 Lay.11.11. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.2. and strength requirements shall be as specified in tables XIV. class 5.11. weight. 3. class 5.2.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 53 nor more than 68 wires each.4 Type I.6. Each strand shall be fabricated in two operations.4 and 6.11. 3. general purpose. Wires in the second layer from the outside shall be of one diameter.3.5.2. or 3. XV. 3.5.5.4.11. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 2 inches. Dimensions. 3. 6 by 61 (2 operations).11. and XVI.4.2.1.2. Lay shall be as specified (see 3. construction 3.11. totaling not less than 306 nor more than 444 wires in the strands. Wires in the second layer from the outside shall be of one diameter.2 Each strand shall have 1 center strand of 19 to 26 wires constructed in accordance with 3.2. general purpose. 3.2. 3. 18 . 3.5.3.com RR-W-410G 3.2.2.3.5. weight.11. The outer layer shall have not less than 16 nor more than 24 wires.2.5.11.5 Dimensions.2. Each strand shall be fabricated in three operations.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 51 nor more than 73 wires each. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. construction 2. Wire rope grades improved plow steel and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.4. This construction is not furnished in lang lay and it is not furnished preformed.2.2. totaling not less than 318 nor more than 408 wires in the strands.5.11. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 2 inches.1.2. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 2 inches.2.6.2 Each strand shall have 1 center strand of 19 to 26 wires constructed in accordance with 3. 3.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 51 nor more than 74 wires each. general purpose.5.5.5. Wire rope grades improved plow steel and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. The second layer from the outside shall have not less than 16 nor more than 24 wires.11.5. 3.11.3 Type I. The outer layer shall have not less than 20 nor more than 24 wires.2(q-5)). totaling not less than 306 nor more than 438 wires in the strands.4. 6 by 61 (3 operations).3.11.2 Type I. class 5. 3. construction 1. Wire rope grades improved plow steel and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.

class 5. 3. Wires in the inside intermediate layer shall be of one diameter.2 Each strand shall have 1 center strand of 31 to 49 wires constructed in accordance with 3.5.5. either 8 or 9 inner wires.5. 3. Wires in the inside intermediate layer shall be of one diameter. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.3. and either 16 or 18 outer wires.11.2. Filler wires shall be of one diameter.2.4.11. 19 .11. 18 outside intermediate wires.11. class 5.11. Wires in the outside layer shall be of one diameter. Wires in the outside intermediate layer shall be of two diameters laid alternately. either 16 or 18 intermediate wires. class 5. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation.11. Wires in the intermediate layer shall be of one diameter.3. 3. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 2 inches. totaling not less than 330 nor more than 366 wires in the strand.7.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire. or 3. Each strand shall be fabricated in two operations. construction 4.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 55 nor more than 61 wires each.5. Wire rope grades improved plow steel and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.11. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. general purpose. construction 5.3. Wires in the outside layer shall be of one diameter. Wires in the outside intermediate layer shall be of one diameter.7 Type I.2.11. 3.6 Type I.6.everyspec. 3.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 55 wires each. 6 by 61 (Seale-Filler wire-Seale). 3.5. general purpose. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.8.11. and 16 or 18 outer wires. 9 inner wires.5.5 Type I. 3.7.11.Downloaded from http://www.6. There shall be either 8 or 9 filler wires between the inside and outside intermediate layers.11. totaling 342 or 384 wires in the strands.com RR-W-410G 3. Wire rope grades improved plow steel and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. and 18 outer wires. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. 3.2. 8 or 9 inner wires. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.5. 3.6. 3. general purpose.11.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 57 or 64 wires each.11.2 Each strand shall have one wire center. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 2 inches.2. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 2 inches.5. 8 or 9 inside intermediate wires. Filler wires shall be of one diameter. 3. construction 6. 6 by 61 (Filler wire-Seale). 9 inside intermediate wires.5.5. Wire rope grades improved plow steel and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.9.2 Each strand shall have 1 center wire.11.3. 16 or 18 outside intermediate wires.5. The outside layer shall have not less than 16 nor more than 24 wires. 3.5.5.3. totaling 330 wires in the strands. There shall be a layer of either 8 or 9 filler wires between the inner and intermediate layers. 6 by 61 (Seale-Warrington-Seale).11. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation.7.

2(r-3)). Unless otherwise specified (see 6. construction 2.4.2.1 Finish.5 and 6.4.11. 3.6.2.2(r-1)). and strength. 6 by 91 (3 operations). 3.6.1 Material.1.3.6.2 Each strand shall have 1 center strand of 19 to 26 wires constructed in accordance with 3. totaling not less than 474 nor more than 588 wires in the strands.6.11.11.1.2(r-4)).6.2 Each strand shall have 1 center strand of 19 to 26 wires constructed in accordance with 3. Wire rope grades improved plow steel and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.2. Wire ropes of extra improved plow steel shall be IWRC in accordance with 3. general purpose. construction 1.3 Type I. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 2-1/2 inches. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.1. class 6.6. general purpose. This construction is not furnished in lang lay and it is not furnished preformed.3.6.6.2.2(r-2)).2 Type I. Wires in the second layer from the outside shall be of one diameter.5 Dimensions.2 and 6.3.6. or IWRC as specified (see 3.11.1. 3.2(r-5)). 3. and strength requirements shall be as specified in tables XVII.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 79 nor more than 110 wires each. 3. 3.2.11. Each strand shall be fabricated in four operations. The second layer from the outside shall have not less than 20 nor more than 24 wires. 3.11. This construction is not furnished in lang lay and it is not furnished preformed.6 Type I.2.2 Cores. 3.4 Lay. 6 by 91 (see figure 26 for typical construction).2. 6 by 91 (4 operations).2. class 6.2.11.11.2.Downloaded from http://www. The third layer from the outside shall have not less than 14 nor more than 18 wires.everyspec.com RR-W-410G 3. 3.11.2.6.3.4 and 6. 3.6.1.2. Wire rope grades improved plow steel and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 2-1/2 inches.11. Wire ropes of improved plow steel shall have either fiber core. The third layer from the outside shall have not less 20 . 3.11.6.11. 3.3 Fabrication.4.6.5.11.6.2.11.11. class 6. weight. 3.2.5.3. The outer layer shall have not less than 26 nor more than 30 wires.2. or 3.11. Wire ropes shall be fabricated as specified (see 3. weight.11. totaling not less than 474 nor more than 660 wires in the strands. Wires in the third layer from the outside shall be of one diameter. XVIII. and XIX. 3.4.11. the lay shall be right regular lay in accordance with 3. wire strand core.2.1. Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3. Wire rope of improved plow steel or extra improved plow steel shall be of bright (uncoated) or zinc coated (galvanized) wire as specified (see 3. 3.1 and 6.2.3.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 79 nor more than 98 wires each. 3.11.11.2. Dimensions.2.11. or 3. general purpose.

totaling not less than 450 nor more than 654 wires in the strands. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.3.11.3.3.12.2.5.8. The second layer from the outside shall have not less than 22 nor more than 30 wires.5 Type I.2 Each strand shall have 1 center strand of 29 to 49 wires constructed in accordance with 3.2. elevator.7.Downloaded from http://www. Wires in the second layer from the outside shall be of one diameter. 3. 3.3.11. 3.4.5.2 Each strand shall have 1 center strand of 31 to 49 wires constructed in accordance with 3.6.3.12.1 Finish.3.8.11. The second layer from the outside shall have not less than 22 nor more than 30 wires. 21 .11. Each strand shall be fabricated in three operations. Wire rope grades improved plow steel and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. 3. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.3.6.2.3. totaling not less than 450 nor more than 618 wires in the strands. 3.com RR-W-410G than 16 nor more than 24 wires.11.2. Each strand shall be fabricated in two operations.11.11. The outer layer shall have not less than 22 nor more than 30 wires. general purpose. or 3. 13/16. This construction is not furnished in lang lay and it is not furnished preformed.1.11.6. 6 by 91 (3 operations).1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 75 nor more than 109 wires each.4.everyspec. Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3.11. Wires in the second layer from the outside shall be of one diameter.11.1 and 6. 3.1 or 3.5.9.4 Type I. The outer layer shall have not less than 22 nor more than 30 wires. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 2-1/2 inches. elevator wire ropes of 11/16.6.5. 3.2. Cores shall be fiber cores in accordance with 3.2.2 Cores.2.9. 3.11. construction 4. general purpose. 3. or 3.2.2. Each strand shall be fabricated in three operations. Wire rope grades improved plow steel and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. 3. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 2-1/2 inches. Wires in the second layer from the outside shall be of one diameter. 3. and 15/16-inch diameters may be of high-rise special steel of greater strengths. The outer layer shall have not less than 26 nor more than 30 wires.1 Material.6.11.3.2(s-1)).2.11. 3. This construction is not furnished in lang lay and it is not furnished preformed. Wires in the third layer from the outside shall be of one diameter. Elevator wire ropes shall be of bright (uncoated) wires in accordance with 3.11.6.2.6. class 6.5.1. When specified (see 6.6.1. construction 3. 3.5.2.7.12.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 75 nor more than 103 wires each.11. class 6. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.2(s-1)).3. 3. 6 by 91 (2 operations).11.3.12 Type II. The second layer from the outside shall have not less than 20 nor more than 24 wires. 3. 3.

3.4. 22 .12.2. XXI. Lay shall be right regular lay in accordance with 3.4. class 2. 3.2 Type II. class 1.5.11. Wire rope grades iron and traction steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.12.2 Strands shall be in accordance with 3.3. elevator. 3. totaling 156 wires in the strands.2.12. construction 1.1 Type II. Wire rope grades iron and traction steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. 3.1. 3.2 Type II. Wire rope grades iron and traction steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. Steel wire ropes shall be fabricated as specified (see 3.2. Wire rope grades iron and traction steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. 3.3 Type II.2.12. 3. 3. Wire rope grades iron and traction steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. construction 1.3 Type II.12.3 Fabrication. and XXII.4 and 6. 8 by 19 (2 operations) (see figure 20 for typical construction).2. elevator.12. 6 by 19. class 1. 3.6. Iron wire ropes shall be non-preformed in accordance with 3.12. 3.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.1.2.2.1.com RR-W-410G 3. and strength.12.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of not less than 21 and not more than 25 wires each.12. totaling not less than 126 nor more than 150 wires in the strands. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 3/8 inch.3.11. construction 2.12.2. class 2. weight.2. elevator. 8 by 19.12. 3.12.2. class 1.12.2. elevator. class 1.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 19 wires each.1.2. 6 by 19 (Warrington-Seale) (see figure 10 for typical construction). 6 by 19 (Filler wire) (see figure 9 for typical construction).2.2 Strands shall be in accordance with 3.4 Lay.2.Downloaded from http://www. 3. weight.2.12. and strength requirements shall be as specified in tables XX.12.3. Wire rope grades iron and traction steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. 6 by 19 (Warrington) (see figure 7 for typical construction). Dimensions. 3.2(s-2)).2. elevator. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 3/8 inch.5 Dimensions.everyspec.1.2. 3. construction 3.4.1 Type II. elevator. This construction shall not be required in sizes larger than 5/16 inch.3.11.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 26 wires each.1. totaling 114 wires in the strands.

Downloaded from http://www. 8 by 19 (Filler wire) (see figure 23 for typical construction).2.12.4.11.12.2. 3.11. 3.3. Wire rope grades iron and traction steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.3. (deck lashing ropes) (see figure 27 for typical construction).com RR-W-410G 3. 3. 3. 23 .2. 3.2.2.5. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 1/4 inch.5.2. 8 by 19 (Seale) (see figure 22 for typical construction).3.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of 19 wires each.3. elevator. 8 by 19 (Warrington-Seale) (see figure 24 for typical construction).12. elevator. This construction shall be required only in 1/4-inch through 7/16-inch sizes. 3.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of 19 wires each. 3.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.12.3.3.5.12.3.3 Type II.12.13. elevator.4. totaling 152 wires in the strands. construction 4. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 7/16 inch.3.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of 19 wires each.2. 3. 3.12.2. elevator.3. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. 3. totaling 152 wires in the strands. 6 by 6.1 Type III.2 Type II. Wire rope grades iron and traction steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.2.12.4. marine (cables).12.3.2.12.3.3. 3.everyspec. This construction shall not be required in sizes smaller than 3/8 inch. Wire rope grades iron and traction steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.3.1.2 Strands shall be in accordance with 3.6.1.12.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3. class 1.3.12. 3.4 Type II. class 2.3. class 2.2.11. 3.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.5 Type II. marine (cables). totaling 152 wires in the strands. totaling not less than 168 nor more than 200 wires in the strands.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of not less than 21 nor more than 25 wires each.2.11. 3.12. construction 3.3.13 Type III.12.11.3. 8 by 19 (Warrington) (see figure 21 for typical construction). class 2. class 2. construction 2.2. 3. Wire rope grades iron and traction steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of 26 wires each totaling 208 wires in the strands. construction 5.

3.2.3 Material.4.2.3.1 Finish. and strength requirements shall be as specified in tables XXIV and XXV.1 Finish.5 Dimensions.2 Each strand shall have 1 fiber center and 12 outer wires. weight.13.13.1.13. 3. Wire ropes shall have strand centers and rope cores of fiber in accordance with 3. 3.4 Lay.2.4. Lay shall be of right regular lay in accordance with 3.2.1. 3.5 and 6.5. 3.3. 3.5 Dimensions. 3. Dimensions. and strength requirements shall be as specified in table XXIII.2 Type III.1.13. 3.3. 3. and strength.1.13.13. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.3. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation. weight.13. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.2 Centers and cores. Lay shall be of right regular lay in accordance with 3.1 Running rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 fiber center and 12 wires each. Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3.3.4 and 6.1 and 6.13. Wire rope grade phosphor bronze shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.3.1.13.3. 3. 6 by 12 (running ropes ) (see figure 28 for typical construction).13. 3.13. Wire ropes shall be preformed in accordance with 3.Downloaded from http://www.2. weight. 3.4.2. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation.3.13. Dimensions. Wire ropes shall be fabricated as specified (see 3.1.2.2. and strength. 3.everyspec.1.2(t-1)).13.3 Fabrication.2.1 or 3.13.4.2. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.1 Deck lashing ropes shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 fiber center and 6 wires each. Wire ropes of steel shall be of zinc coated (galvanized) wires in accordance with 3.2.3.13.1 or 3.13. 3. Strand centers and wire rope cores shall be of fiber in accordance with 3. totaling 72 wires in the strands.2.2(u-2).5.2(u-1)).1. 24 .2 Centers and cores.3 Fabrication.1.1). totaling 36 wires in the strands. marine (cables). 3. 3.2 Each strand shall have 1 fiber center and 6 outer wires. Material shall be carbon steel or phosphor bronze as specified (see 3.3 Material. 3.1.com RR-W-410G 3.4. weight.3. class 2.13. Wire ropes shall be of uncoated or coated (galvanized) wires as specified (see 3.2.3.5.4 Lay.

(Seale) (see figure 31 for typical construction).4 Type III.3 Type III.13.3. 3. class 3. and strength requirements shall be as specified in table XXVI.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 fiber center and 24 wires each. 3.2 Type III. 6 by 24 (mooring lines).3.2. 3.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 fiber center and 24 wires each.13.4.3 Type III.13.13.3. marine (cables).2. 6 by 24 (mooring lines).3. class 3. 9 wires in the inner layer and 15 wires in the outer layer.13.1 Finish. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.3. class 3.1.3 Fabrication. totaling 144 wires in the strands. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. Dimensions. 3.4 Lay.3. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. totaling 144 wires in the strands.13.2 Centers and cores.3.4 and 6.4.1.com RR-W-410G 3. Each strand shall be fabricated in 2 operations. construction 1.13.3.everyspec.2(v-1)).1). and strength.3.3.13. 6 by 24 (mooring lines).3. totaling 144 wires in the strands. 8 wires in the inner layer and 16 wires in the outer layer. Wires in the outer layer shall be of two diameters laid alternately. Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3. marine (cables).2. marine (cables).13.2 Each strand shall have 1 fiber center. 3.3. construction 3. Wire ropes shall be of zinc coated (galvanized) wires in accordance with 3.13.3. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. Wire ropes shall have strand centers and rope cores of fiber as specified in 3.1. 6 by 24 mooring lines. (2 operations) (see figure 29 for typical construction).13. 3. 3. 3.4. 3. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 fiber center and 24 wires each.3.1 Material. 3. Wire ropes shall be fabricated as specified (see 3.13.5 Dimensions. 25 . weight.Downloaded from http://www. class 3. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter. 3. (Warrington) (see figure 30 for typical construction).13. weight. 3. 3.13.3. marine (cables).2.1. Lay shall be of right regular lay in accordance with 3.1.3. construction 2.1 or 3.3. 3. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.5.5.2.2 Each strand shall have 1 fiber center.1.13.

Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3. 3. 3 fiber substrands. The materials used shall not accelerate deterioration of the fiber parts during storage or weathering of the spring lay rope.4.4.1).13.5. 26 .3. The alternate (main) fiber strands showing on the surface of the finished spring lay rope shall be made of either polypropylene fiber or a good quality hard fiber. totaling 126 wires in the steel strands.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 fiber center and 6 substrands (3 fiber and 3 steel) each.5 Type III. class 4.13. 3.3. 3.4 Lay. 3. Each strand shall be fabricated in one operation. 3. and strength.3. Centers and cores shall be fiber in accordance with 3.2.1 Finish.everyspec.4. 6 by 3 by 19 spring lay.4. 3.1.13.13.3.4.2. 3.3.5. 3.13.3.13.4.1). Each strand shall have 1 fiber center. class 5.4. This rope shall not be required to meet the requirement of 4.3. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.1 Finish.1 Preservation and lubrication. Wire rope shall be preformed in accordance with 3.1.4 Type III.5 and 6.2 Centers and cores. weight. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.4.1 Material. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. 3.3. weight. A mixture of two or more kinds of hard fiber may be used.4. Fiber parts shall be treated with a lubricating compound blended to give proper lubricity and water repellency. Dimensions.13.com RR-W-410G 3.13. 12 wires in the inner layer and 12 wires in the outer layer. 3.1. Lay shall be of right regular lay in accordance with 3. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.3.4. totaling 21 wires laid alternately. and strength requirements shall be as specified in table XXVII. marine (cables).4.13. and 3 steel substrands of 7 wires each.2. marine (cables).Downloaded from http://www.4.13.5.4.5.1.3 Material.5 Dimensions. Wire rope shall be coated as specified (see 3. 3.2 Each steel substrand shall be in accordance with 3. This requirement is not applicable to polypropylene parts (see MIL-P-24216).2(w-1)).2. 6 by 3 by 7 spring lay (see figure 32 for typical construction).4. 3. Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3.3 Fabrication.13.2 Each strand shall have 1 fiber center. 3. Wire ropes shall be of zinc coated (galvanized) wire in accordance with 3. nor adversely affect its handling qualities or durability.13.11.13.13.

3. totaling 342 wires in the steel strands.13.13. totaling 57 wires laid alternately. marine (cables).9 Type III. and strength requirements shall be as specified in table XXVII. construction 3. This rope shall not be required to meet the requirement of 4.13.4.5 Dimensions. 3.1.3.2 Each steel substrand shall be in accordance with 3.5. 6 by 42 tiller or hand control ropes (see figure 36 for typical construction).13.2 Each steel substrand shall be in accordance with 3.5. construction 2.1.2 Centers and cores.4. totaling 57 wires laid alternately. and 3 steel substrands of 19 wires each. (2 operations) (see figure 33 for typical construction).com RR-W-410G 3. 3 fiber substrands and 3 steel substrands of 19 wires each.13. 3.8.4. and strength. Wire rope shall be preformed in accordance with 3. Each strand shall have 1 fiber center. totaling 57 wires laid alternately. 3.1. Dimensions.6.8. class 5. marine (cables). 27 .1. 3.13.13.3 Fabrication. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. 3. 3. Each strand shall have 1 fiber center.13. class 6.8 Type III.5.5. class 5.2.Downloaded from http://www. 3.5. 3. 3. 3.2. 6 by 3 by 19 spring lay.13. 3. weight.2.13. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.7 Type III.everyspec.7.4. weight. totaling 342 wires in the steel strands.4 Lay.11. 3 fiber substrands.2.11. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.13.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 fiber center and 6 substrands (3 fiber and 3 steel) each.2 Each steel substrand shall be in accordance with 3.11. (Seale) (see figure 35 for typical construction).13.6 Type III.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 fiber center and 6 substrands (3 fiber and 3 steel) each.1. marine (cables).4. class 5. Lay shall be of right regular lay in accordance with 3.6. Wire rope grades phosphor bronze and improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.13. construction 1. (Warrington) (see figure 34 for typical construction).3.13. 3 fiber substrands.4.1. 3. Each strand shall have 1 fiber center.2. 6 by 3 by 19 spring lay.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 fiber center and 6 substrands (3 fiber and 3 steel) each.7. Centers and cores shall be as specified in 3. 6 by 3 by 19 spring lay. marine (cables).13.2. totaling 342 wires in the steel strands. and 3 steel substrands of 19 wires each.

9. 3.3. Wire ropes shall be preformed in accordance with 3. miscellaneous. construction 1. 3. totaling 252 wires in the strands.1.9.1 or 3.5.1 Finish.14 Type IV.4.2. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.13.14.14. 3.14.14.4. weight.1. 3.3. 3.1.13.14. Wire ropes of improved plow steel shall be either zinc coated or bright (uncoated) wires.1.14.1 Finish.5.2(x-2)). Centers and cores shall be fiber in accordance with 3. Lay shall be right regular lay in accordance with 3.1 and 6.9.3. 3. 5 by 19 marline-clad.1.1.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 5 strands of 19 wires each. Wire ropes shall be of bright (uncoated) wires in accordance with 3. class 1.3. (2 operations) (see figure 37 for typical construction).1.2 Cores.2 Centers and cores.3. and strength. 3.13. 3.4. 3.9.1 or 3. 3. and strength requirements shall be in accordance with tables XXVIII and XXIX. Dimensions.13.com RR-W-410G 3.Downloaded from http://www.13. Dimensions.4.1.14. miscellaneous.9.4 Lay. Each strand shall have 1 fiber center and 6 substrands of 7 wires each.3.9. weight.1.14.5.3 Fabrication.3. 28 .14.5 Dimensions. and strength. weight.2(x-1)).2. 3.4 Lay.2.2.2 Type IV. 3. totaling 95 wires in the strands.11.1 Material. in accordance with 3. class 1.13. Wire ropes shall have fiber cores in accordance with 3.13. Material shall be carbon steel as specified in 3.1. 3. Lay shall be of right regular lay in accordance with 3.1. 3. Wire ropes shall be non-preformed in accordance with 3. 3.1.1. as specified (see 6.3 Fabrication.1.1 Type IV.2 Each steel substrand shall be in accordance with 3.1. 3.5 Dimensions.3. miscellaneous.4.5.1. weight.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 fiber center and 6 substrands each.1. 5 by 19 marline-clad.13.2.2.everyspec.3 Material. Material shall be carbon steel or phosphor bronze as specified (see 3. 3.9.9.4. and strength requirements shall be in accordance with table XXX.3. totaling 42 wires.

2. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. construction 3. durable. Unless otherwise specified (see 6. The wire rope shall be closed in 2 operations.11.3. 3. totaling 42 wires in the inner layer and 12 strands of 7 wires each totaling 84 wires in the outer layer.everyspec. 3.1. and free from imperfections. 3.3 Type IV.14. and free from imperfections.14.2(y-1)).14.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.2.3 Fabrication.2. (Filler wire) (see figure 39). Wire ropes shall be bright (uncoated) or zinc coated (galvanized) as specified (see 3.14.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.14.14. class 2.14.3.14.2. miscellaneous. 3.3.3. Each strand shall be served with marline wound tightly on the strand so that it is firm.3.2.2(y-2)). 3.1.2.2.1 and 3. class 1.2.2. totaling 95 wires in the strands.3.3. whereas the outer rope layer shall be regular lay.2.3. except for material and lay. Wire rope grades improved plow steel and extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.3. uniformly smooth. Each strand shall be served with marline wound tightly on the strand so that it is firm. 29 .2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.11. 18 by 7 rotation resistant (see figure 40 for typical construction). (Warrington) (see figure 38 for typical construction). Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3.5.14. and free from imperfections.2. left lay. 3. uniformly smooth.1. durable.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 5 strands of not less than 21 nor more than 25 wires each.3.3.2.2 Cores.3 Type IV.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core.5 and 6. right lay. Wire rope shall be preformed in accordance with 3.2. 3.14. 3.3.1 Finish. cores shall be either fiber or wire strand at option of the contractor (see 3.14.14. Total number of wires in the rope shall be 126. Wire rope grade improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.2.1 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.3 Material. Each strand shall be served with marline wound tightly on the strand so that it is firm.1 and 6.2.2. class 1.3. The inner rope layer shall be lang lay. uniformly smooth.2 Type IV. 3. construction 2.4.2). 3.14. miscellaneous. 3.14. 3.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 5 strands of 19 wires each.11.2(y-3). miscellaneous. 6 strands of 7 wires each.2. 3. 5 by 19 marline-clad.Downloaded from http://www. 5 by 19 marline-clad.3. totaling not less than 105 nor more than 125 wires in the strands.2.com RR-W-410G 3.11. durable.

3.3. weight.4 Type IV. 3.4.14.2. 3.3. Wire ropes shall be of bright (uncoated) wires in accordance with 3.4 and 6. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.14.3.1.14. 3.2. flattened strand. wire strand.4.14.1.1 Finish.1 and 6. and 6.5.everyspec.4.4. flattened strand. Each strand shall be fabricated in two operations. 3.1. and 12 round wires in the outer layer.3.3.14.2(z-3)).2(z-2)).4. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. weight. Dimensions.14.5 Dimensions.4. 12 round wires in the inner layer.4.4. totaling 144 wires and 6 triangular wire centers in the strands. Dimensions. extra improved plow steel. 3. The following four constructions have the same number of inner and outer wires and are differentiated only by the construction of the triangular shaped center around which the two layers of wire are stranded.2(z-1)). All four have similar operating characteristics and may be supplied and used interchangeably 3.1.2 Cores.14.1. Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3.4. 3.4.5 Dimensions.2. 3.14.2 Each strand shall have 1 triangular-wire center. 3.4.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 triangular wire center and 24 wires each.3. Wire ropes of extra improved plow steel shall have a wire strand or IWRC as specified (see 3. Wire ropes of improved plow steel shall have fiber. and strength requirements shall be in accordance with tables XXXI and XXXII.2 and 6. 30 .1.3. miscellaneous. and strength requirements shall be in accordance with tables XXXIII.1 Material.2. miscellaneous.1. construction 1.1.4.14. weight. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.3.6 Style interchangeability.Downloaded from http://www.4.4.3.14.4. The 6 inner strands in the ropes shall be of a left lang lay in accordance with 3. 3. class 3.14. and strength. and XXXV.3.4.4. 3.com RR-W-410G 3. Wire rope grades improved plow steel.14. class 3.2 Outer layer. or independent wire rope cores as specified (see 3. 3.4 laid around a fiber core or a wire strand core. Lay shall be right lang lay in accordance with 3.14.14.14. The 12 strands in the outer layer shall be laid around the first layer in a right regular lay in accordance with 3.3.4.2.2 Type IV.4 Lay. weight. Wire ropes shall be fabricated as specified (see 3. and strength. 3.2(z-2)). 3.4 Lay. 6 by 25 style B (see figure 41 for typical construction).3 Fabrication. Wire rope grades improved plow steel or extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.1 Inner layer. XXXIV.

Downloaded from http://www.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 1 triangular shaped center of 6 wires and 24 wires each.14. totaling 180 wires in the strands.4.14. miscellaneous. 6 by 30. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. Wires in the center layer shall be of one diameter. style V (see figure 44 for typical construction).2 Each strand shall have 1 triangular-shaped center.4. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter. style H (see figure 43 for typical construction). class 3. style G (see figure 42 for typical construction).14.4. totaling 162 wires in the strands. construction 4.4. extra improved plow steel.14.4.5 Type IV. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. Each strand shall be fabricated in either two or three operations.14.14. 3. class 3.4. Each strand shall be fabricated in either two or three operations.4.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of 27 wires each. Wire rope grades improved plow steel. Wires in the center layer shall be of one diameter. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter. miscellaneous. extra improved plow steel.5. 3. flattened strand. and 12 wires in the outer layer. and 12 round wires in the outer layer. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.com RR-W-410G 3. 31 . Wires in the center layer shall be of one diameter. 12 wires in the inner layer. 3. extra improved plow steel.3. then the 3 pairs twisted together so that the cross-section of the center is triangular. 6 by 31. Wire rope grades improved plow steel or extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein. Each pair of the wires shall be twisted together.3. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.14.2 Each strand shall have 1 triangular-shaped center consisting of 3 round wires. 3. 6 by 27. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.14.1 and 6.14. 12 round wires in the inner layer. Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3. 3. class 3. Each strand shall be fabricated in either 2 or 3 operations. miscellaneous. miscellaneous.4. 3. Wire rope grades improved plow steel.14.everyspec. Each triangular-shaped center shall have 6 round wires. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter. flattened strand. and 12 wired in the outer layer. construction 3.5. flattened strand. There may be filler wires in the center.5 Type IV. 12 wires in the inner layer.2(aa-1)). Wire rope grades improved plow steel. Each triangular-shaped brangled strand shall have either a fiber center or a round wire center with 6 round wires laid around it and brangled so that the cross-section of the center strand is triangular. 8 by 19 rotation resistant. totaling either 180 or 186 wires in the strands. 3.5.4.14.4. 3.3 Type IV. class 4. 3. 3.1 Material.4 Type IV.4. construction 2.2 Each strand shall have 1 triangular-shaped brangled center strand.1 Wire rope shall have 1 core and 6 strands of triangular-shaped brangled center strand of 6 or 7 wires and 24 wires each.

2.14. miscellaneous.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.2 Core.14. and corrosion-resistant steel shall be accordance with the requirements specified herein.5. 3. 1 by 7 seizing strand (see figure 48 for typical construction).1.14.4. 3. weight.4. weight.3.5 Dimensions. miscellaneous. 3.4.Downloaded from http://www.14.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of 19 wires each.5.1 Type V. totaling 208 wires in the strands.2.2.4 Lay.2. construction 1.1. Wire rope grades improved plow steel. Wire rope grades iron.14.5. Wire rope shall have an independent wire rope core in accordance with 3. Wire rope shall be preformed in accordance with 3.com RR-W-410G 3.5. 3. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. 3. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.4.2 Type IV.15.4.5.14. annealed steel. 3.1.14.1. class 4.4.5. and strength. 3. 3. Dimensions. 8 by 19 rotation resistant (WarringtonSeale) (see figure 47 for typical construction).14.5. extra improved plow steel.14. class 1.14. extra improved plow steel.1 Finish. 3.5. 3.4.2. Wire rope grades improved plow steel.15 Type V.2.3. 3.4.5.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3.3 Fabrication. 3.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3. auxiliary wire strands. 3. miscellaneous.5.14.6. and extra extra improved plow steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.3 Type IV. class 4.everyspec.5.5.4.2. Wire rope lay shall be right regular lay in accordance with 3.14.11.5. 3. construction 3.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of not less than 21 wires and not more than 25 wires each. 3. auxiliary wire strands. 32 . Wire rope grades improved plow steel. extra improved plow steel.3 and it shall be left lang lay in accordance with 3. totaling not less than 168 nor more than 200 wires in the strands.2.1.5. class 4. totaling 152 wires in the strands. 8 by 19 rotation resistant (Filler wire) (see figure 46 for typical construction).3.3. construction 2.2.1 Wire ropes shall have 1 core and 8 strands of 26 wires each. Wire ropes shall be of bright (uncoated) wires or zinc coated (galvanized) wires in accordance with 3.1.14.5. 8 by 19 rotation resistant (Seale) (see figure 45 for typical construction).11.1.11.4 Type IV. and strength requirements shall be in accordance with tables XXXVI and XXXVII.5.14.

Downloaded from http://www.15. 3.15. Wires shall be zinc coated in accordance with 3.1. Wire rope grades iron and annealed steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.1. and strength requirements shall be in accordance with table XXXIX.2.15. 3.15.1 and (6.16.2 Fabrication. 3.2 except corrosionresistant steel which shall be uncoated.2. 3. 3. Class 1 shall have no core. Material shall be of carbon steel or corrosion-resistant steel suitable for the purpose and as specified (see 3.2. and strength.1 Finish. 3.1.1 The strand shall have 1 wire center and 6 outer wires. The strand shall be fabricated in 1 operation and shall have 7 wires.2.15. Wire strand shall be fabricated as specified (see 3. Wires in the inner layer shall be of one diameter.1 and 6.4 Dimensions. 6 wires in the inner layer. and strength requirements shall be in accordance with table XXXVIII.2.15.2.16. 3.2.1 Finish.2.1. 3.5.2 Material. 3.1 Finish.1 The strand shall have 1 wire center. The strand shall be fabricated in 2 operations and shall have 19 wires. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.2. Strands shall be left regular lay in accordance with 3.2(cc-1)). 3.2 Cores.3.4 and 6.everyspec. Strands shall be left regular lay in accordance with 3.2(dd-1)).2). Wire rope of carbon steel shall be of zinc coated (galvanized) wires (see 3.2 Fabrication.5).2(cc-2)). weight. Wires in the outer layer shall be of one diameter.2(bb-2)).3. and strength. class 2.2. 3.com RR-W-410G 3. Material shall be carbon steel as specified (see 3. 1 by 19 seizing strand (2 operations) (see figure 49 for typical construction).3 Lay.1. 3. 3. Dimensions.4.2. weight.15. 3.2 Type V.2.16 Type VI. Wire rope of corrosion-resistant steel shall be of uncoated wire.4 and 6. auxiliary wire strands.1. weight.4 Dimensions. 3. Cores for class 2 and class 3 shall be wire strand (see 3. and 12 wires in the outer layer.4.15.5.1 and 6.4. Material shall be carbon steel or corrosion-resistant steel as specified (see 3. Wire strand shall be fabricated as specified (see 3. Dimensions.4.15. Wires shall be zinc coated in accordance with 3.1.15.16. weight. 33 .15.2.1.2 Material.2.2.3.1 Material. 3.2(bb-1)).2.3 Lay.2. small cords.15.15.

16. class 3.11. weight.11.everyspec. shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.16.3.Downloaded from http://www.2 Each strand.2 Type VI. 1/16.2. 7 by 19 (2 operations) (see figure 52 for typical construction). This class shall be required only in sizes 1/16 through 3/8. QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS 4. 3. Wire rope grade carbon steel.16. The government reserves the right to perform any of the inspections set forth in the specification where such inspections are deemed necessary to assure that supplies and services conform to prescribed requirements.16. 3.com RR-W-410G 3.5 Dimensions. Wire rope grade carbon steel. class 2. totaling 42 wires laid around a wire strand core also of 7 wires. 3. Except as otherwise specified in the contract. The diameter at the cut end shall not increase more than shown in table XL. 3. shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.1.16. small cords. 1/32 inch size.3. shall be in accordance with 3.1. Wire rope grade corrosion-resistant steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.16.2.2.3 Type VI. including the wire strand core. and 3/32.1. totaling 114 wires laid around a wire strand core also of 19 wires.1. Wire rope shall be preformed and fabricated in accordance with 3. This class shall be required only in sizes 1/32 and 3/64. 4. 3. the contractor may use his own or any other facilities suitable for the performance of the inspection requirements specified herein. 3.2 Each strand. small cord. 3.1 Wire rope shall have 3 strands of 7 wires each.3 Fabrication. weight.4. including the wire strand core. 3.4. 1/32 inch size. Dimensions.1 Wire rope shall have 6 strands of 7 wires each. 34 .1 Wire rope shall have 6 strands of 19 wires each.4 Type VI. 3.2 Each strand shall be in accordance with 3. shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. Wire rope grade corrosion-resistant steel and carbon steel. 7 by 7 (see figure 51 for typical construction). the contractor is responsible for the performance of all inspection requirements as specified herein. 3. class 1.4.4. Unless otherwise specified in the contract. totaling 21 wires laid together without a core.2.2.16.16. and strength requirements shall be in accordance with table XL. small cords. 3. unless disapproved by the government.4.16.2.16.16.1. and strength.16.1 Responsibility for inspection. Wire rope grade corrosion-resistant steel shall be in accordance with the requirements specified herein.11.4 Lay. The lay shall be right regular lay in accordance with 3.2. 3 by 7 (see figure 50 for typical construction). shall be in accordance with 3. Wire rope grade carbon steel shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. This class shall be required only in sizes 3/64.1. 3/64 inch size.

The distance measured on a straight length of rope shall be divided by the number of pitches. and to impregnate fiber cores as specified in 3. 4. 4.everyspec.2.4.4.2. 35 . 4. 4. The tensile strength of the main wires shall conform to the tensile strength requirements shown in table I and ASTM A1023/A1023M. Sampling for rope main wires shall be in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.2. 4.2 Production length.4. 4.com RR-W-410G 4. 4.3 Examination.2. 4.3. construction and material produced by one machine or by a series of progressive processing machines.4 Examination for lubricant. 4. The lubricant shall be sufficient to coat the wire strands. 4. in order to arrive at the pitch size of the length of a single lay. The examination of the wire rope or strand diameter shall be made in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. The breaking strength (force) of wire ropes or strands shall be determined in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M. class.1 Lot. The examination of wire strands and cores for lubrication shall be made during the closing of the wire rope.1 Breaking strength (force) test of finished wire ropes and strands. A production length is that length of wire rope manufactured in one continuous operation from one loading of the closing machine comprising strands.3. 4. 4. Each production length shall be visually examined for workmanship and lubrication.4 Test methods. The length of 5 or more rope closing lays shall be measured beginning not less than 10 feet from the end of the production length.3.3 Test sample. type.3 Examination of rope lay.Downloaded from http://www. One test sample.4 Sampling for rope wire tests.1. 4. of sufficient length to perform all tests. A lot shall consist of a maximum of five production lengths. shall be taken from each lot. as applicable.6. wire cores.2 Sampling. A lot shall consist of wire rope or strand of one size.2 Tensile test of rope wires. The minimum breaking strength (force) shall be as shown in the applicable tables herein and applicable tables in ASTM A1023/A1023M. independent wire rope cores. each of which has been produced in one continuous operation on the stranding machine.3. The tensile strength of rope wires shall be determined in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.1 Strength.2 Examination of diameter.1.1 Visual examination.

Sample packages and packs.4 Zinc coating test.1 Weight of coating test. holding the remaining outside wires in their original position.com RR-W-410G 4.everyspec. In the event of failure of one or more representative specimens. 4. The test specimen may be of any convenient length and shall be as unwound from a strand.6 Inspection of packing.5 Rejection and retests.5. The zinc coating shall be tested for weight in accordance with the requirements of ASTM A90/A90M. If any of the test specimens fail to pass any specified tests.3 Wrapping test of main wires. 4. The minimum torsion values shall conform to the requirements of ASTM A1023/A1023M.4. 4. 4. and marking for shipment and storage shall be in accordance with the requirements of section 5 and the documents specified therein.3. One of the outside wires in the strand shall be unlaid for a distance of 1 foot.4.2 for the material and finish of the wires under the test. then the two layers were fabricated in one operation. retest of additional specimens from the production length will be permitted.4. 4.4.2 Retest.3. small cord.4.4. Occasional breakages at the place where the wire is secured on the mandrel shall be disregarded and an additional specimen substituted for the test. If the seizing at one end of the wire is removed. or for type VI.5.3. From each short sample. 4. The diameters of the mandrels and the number of wraps shall be as specified in 3. The torsion test will be conducted in accordance with ASTM A1023/A1023M.1 Determination of the number of stranding operations. 4. all reels or coils from the same production length shall be rejected. wire rope. in table XL. packing.2 Preformed wire rope. 4.5. 4. 36 .4. If one of the retest specimens fails.4. If the unlaid wire was in contact with the same wires in the inside layer. The number of stranding operations shall be determined.5. the difference between the nominal diameter of the wire rope and the nominal diameter before seizing is removed shall be not more than the values given in table XLI. not less than one specimen of each size of main wires from each wire strand shall be taken. all reels or coils from the same production length shall be rejected.3. The wire shall not break or fracture.1 and 3. 4. The same tests may be applied to the intermediate layers of the strand after removing all outer layer wires.5 Fabrication tests (in strands). and the inspection of the preservation. packaging.2 Torsion test.Downloaded from http://www.1 Rejection. One end of the specimen shall be secured on the mandrel in any convenient manner.

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RR-W-410G 5. PACKAGING (The preparation for delivery requirements specified herein applies only for direct government procurements. For the extent of applicability of the preparation for delivery requirements of referenced documents listed in section 2, (see 6.6)). 5.1 Preservation and packaging. Preservation and packaging shall be level A or C, as specified (see 6.2(ee)). 5.1.1 Level A. 5.1.1.1 Wire rope. Wire rope shall be preserved and packaged in accordance with ASTM A700. Unless otherwise specified (see 6.2(ff)), rope shall be furnished on reels. Phosphor bronze, corrosion-resistant, and galvanized wire rope shall be packaged as specified for steel wire rope except preservative (protective) coating compounds shall not be required. 5.1.1.2 Seizing strand. Seizing strand shall be furnished on commercial type reels. Reels shall be of sufficient size and construction commensurate with the quantity of strands specified (see 6.2(ff)). Reels shall be wrapped with two thicknesses of waterproofed flexible barrier material conforming to PPP-B-1055 and secured in place with two tension tied steel bandings or wire in accordance with ASTM A700. 5.1.2 Level C. Wire rope and seizing strand shall be preserved and packaged to afford adequate protection against corrosion, deterioration, and damage during shipment from the supply source to the first receiving activity for immediate use or controlled humidity storage. The contractor may use his standard practice when it needs these requirements. 5.2 Packing. Packing shall be level A, B, or C, as specified (see 6.2(ee)). 5.2.1 Level A. 5.2.1.1 Wire rope shall be packed in accordance with ASTM A700. 5.2.1.2 Seizing strand reels shall be packed in unsheathed crates conforming to ASTM D6039/D6039M. Anchoring of contents and the closure and strapping of containers shall be in accordance with ASTM D6039/D6039M. Reels of the "cross-line" and "clothes-line" type may be consolidated for shipment without over-packing. In consolidation, reels in multiples of three shall be lagged together with four lagging members of nominal 1- by 4-inch lumber nailed into the ends of the cross arm members. 5.2.2 Level B. 5.2.2.1 Wire rope on reels. 5.2.2.1.1 Reels exceeding 36 inch diameter. Unless otherwise specified (see 6.2(gg)), wire rope on reels exceeding 36 inches shall be packed as specified in 5.2.1.1. 37

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RR-W-410G 5.2.2.1.2 Reels 36 inch diameter and under. Wire rope, packaged as specified, shall be packed in accordance with ASTM A700, level A, except that in lieu of wood lagging, the reels shall have a hardboard veneer conforming to ANSI A135.4 placed directly on top of the wire rope. This form of lagging shall extend the full inside width between the reel flanges and shall overlap a minimum of 6 inches. The lagging board shall be secured with two steel straps or wires conforming to ASTM D3953, nailless, finish A or B, grade 2. 5.2.2.2 Seizing strand. Seizing strand shall be packed as specified in 5.2.1.2. 5.2.3 Level C. Wire rope shall be packed in a manner acceptable to the common carrier that will insure safe delivery at destination in a satisfactory condition at the lowest applicable rate. 5.2.4 Containers, packing, or method of shipment shall comply with RailInc UFC 6000 or National Motor Freight Classification rules and regulations or other carrier rules as applicable to the mode of transportation. 5.3 Marking. 5.3.1 Military agencies. In addition to any special marking required by the contract or purchase order, shipments shall be marked in accordance with ASTM A700. Unsheathed crates (see 5.2.1.2) shall be marked with "Center of Balance" and "Use No Hooks" in accordance with ASTM D6039/D6039M. 5.3.2 Civil agencies. Marking for shipment shall be in accordance with FED-STD-123. 6. NOTES INFORMATION FOR GUIDANCE ONLY. (This section contains information of a general or explanatory nature that is helpful, but is not mandatory.) 6.1 Intended use. Wire rope and wire seizing strand covered by this specification are intended for use in general hauling, hoisting, lifting, transporting, well drilling, in passenger and freight elevators, and for marine mooring, towing, trawling, and similar work. (Not intended for aircraft use.) 6.2 Acquisition requirements. Acquisition documents should specify the following: a. Title, number, revision, and date of this specification. b. Types, classes, construction (see 3.5), and sizes of wire rope and seizing strands required (see 1.2.1). c. If phosphor bronze should be other than composition A of ASTM B139/B139M (see 3.1.2). d. Diameter of wire strand centers (see 3.2.4). e. If other core materials are required (see 3.2.5). f. When wire rope should be pre-stretched (see 3.3.4). g. When other than bright (uncoated) carbon steel is required (see 3.3.5.1). h. Process of zinc coating required (see 3.3.5.2). 38

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RR-W-410G i. Whether preformed or non-preformed wire ropes and strands should be supplied (see 3.4.3). j. If a particular construction is required (see 3.5). k. When no lubricant is to be applied, a heavy corrosion inhibitor shall be applied to the entire length of wire rope (see 3.6.2.1). l. If specific lubrication is required for coated (galvanized) steel and iron, corrosionresistant steel, and phosphor bronze wire ropes (see 3.6.3). m. For type I, general purpose, class 1, 6 by 7: (1) Material (see 3.11.1.3). (2) Finish (see 3.11.1.3.3). (3) Cores (see 3.11.1.3.4). (4) Fabrication (see 3.11.1.3.5). (5) Lay (see 3.11.1.3.6). n. For type I, general purpose, class 2, 6 by 19: (1) Material (see 3.11.2.1). (2) Finish (see 3.11.2.1.1). (3) Cores (see 3.11.2.1.2). (4) Fabrication (see 3.11.2.1.3). (5) Lay (see 3.11.2.1.4). o. For type I, general purpose, class 3, 6 by 37 and 3 by 36: (1) Material (see 3.11.3.1). (2) Finish (see 3.11.3.1.1). (3) Cores (see 3.11.3.1.2). (4) Fabrication (see 3.11.3.1.3). (5) Lay (see 3.11.3.1.4). p. For type I, general purpose, class 4, 8 by 19: (1) Finish (see 3.11.4.1.1). (2) Cores (see 3.11.4.1.2). (3) Fabrication (see 3.11.4.1.3). q. For type I, general purpose, class 5, 6 by 61: (1) Material (see 3.11.5.1). (2) Finish (see 3.11.5.1.1). (3) Cores (see 3.11.5.1.2). (4) Fabrication (see 3.11.5.1.3). (5) Lay (see 3.11.5.1.4). r. For type I, general purpose, class 6, 6 by 91: (1) Material (see 3.11.6.1). (2) Finish (see 3.11.6.1.1). (3) Cores (see 3.11.6.1.2). (4) Fabrication (see 3.11.6.1.3). (5) Lay (see 3.11.6.1.4). s. For type II, elevator: (1) Material (see 3.12.1). (2) Fabrication (see 3.12.1.3). t. For type III, marine (cables), class 1, 6 by 6 deck lashing rope: (1) Finish (see 3.13.1.3.1). u. For type III, marine (cables), class 2, 6 by 12 running rope: 39

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RR-W-410G (1) Material (see 3.13.2.3). (2) Fabrication (see 3.13.2.3.3). For type III, marine (cables), class 3, 6 by 24 mooring lines: (1) Fabrication (see 3.13.3.1.3). For type III, marine (cables), class 5, 6 by 3 by 19 spring lay: (1) Finish (see 3.13.5.1.1). For type III, marine (cables), class 6, 6 by 42 tiller or hand control ropes: (1) Material (see 3.13.9.3). (2) If required, finish on steel (see 3.13.9.3.1). For type IV, miscellaneous, class 2, 18 by 7 rotation resistant: (1) Material (see 3.14.3.3). (2) Finish (see 3.14.3.3.1). (3) Cores (see 3.14.3.3.2). For type IV, miscellaneous, class 3, flattened strand: (1) Material (see 3.14.4.1). (2) Cores (see 3.14.4.1.2) (For Navy aircraft elevator service, cores shall be 100 percent wire). (3) Fabrication (see 3.14.4.1.3). For type IV, miscellaneous, class 4, 8 by 19 rotation: (1) Material (see 3.14.5.1). For type V, auxiliary wire strands, class 1, 1 by 7 seizing strand: (1) Material (see 3.15.1.2). (2) Fabrication (see 3.15.1.2.2). For type V, auxiliary wire strands, class 2, 1 by 19 seizing strand: (1) Material (see 3.15.2.2). (2) Fabrication (see 3.15.2.2.2). For type VI, small cords: (1) Material (see 3.16.1). Selection of applicable levels of preservation, packaging, and packing required (see 5.1 and 5.2). Whether rope should be furnished other than on reels (see 5.1.1.1 and 5.1.1.2). When reels exceeding 36 inches may be packed as specified (see 5.2.2.1.1).

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6.3 General rules for selection of wire ropes. General rules for selection of wire rope and strand are contained in the Wire Rope Users Manual. Copies of Wire Rope Users Manual may be obtained from http://www.domesticwirerope.org/wrtb or Wire Rope Technical Board, 801 North Fairfax Street, Suite 211, Alexandria, VA 22314. Requests for copies may be made via phone at (703) 299-0000. 6.4 Definitions and terms. Definitions and terms for wire ropes and strands are contained in the Wire Rope Users Manual. 6.5 Specifications and testing procedures. These specifications and testing procedures set forth in this document are applicable to wire rope made or manufactured pursuant to government order only and not intended to apply to rope made or manufactured for any other purchaser.

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elevator.X X X Example of reference part number: RRW410 . Asterisks are not used in this revision to identify changes with respect to the previous issue due to the extent of the changes.2.II 2 3 indicates: type II .1) Class: (see 1. 6.7 Part or identification number (PIN). The preparation for delivery requirements of referenced documents listed in section 2 do not apply when material and parts are procured by the contractor for incorporation into the equipment and lose their separate identity when the equipment is shipped.1) Type: (see 1.everyspec.Downloaded from http://www.9 Changes from previous issue.8 Subject term (key word) listing.8 by 19 Seale.2. construction 3 .1) Specification number RRW410 . The following PIN procedure is for government purposes and does not constitute a requirement for the contractor.8 by 19. 41 . class 2 . cable elevator fiber core lashing rope left lang lay left regular lay marine mooring line right lang lay right regular lay running ropes seizing strand spring lay zinc coated 6.2.6 Sub-contracted material and parts.com RR-W-410G 6. 6.II 2 3 Construction: (see 1. RRW410 .

142 .092 0.201 .060 . Tensile strength (minimum) Bright (uncoated) Galvanized at or galvanized finish size 2 (lb.2) --70. In such cases.059 0.028 .000 90. ) (lb. Permissible variations in wire diameters of one diameter wires removed from finished ropes. Rope diameter (inch) 3/16 7/32 1/4 5/16 3/8 and larger 1 Tolerance (percent) Under Over1 0 7 0 6 0 6 0 6 0 5 A question may develop as to whether or not the wire rope complies with the oversize tolerance. a tension of not less than 10 percent nor more than 20 percent of nominal required breaking strength (force) is applied to the rope and the rope again measured while under this tension.0035 0.0025 0.003 0.0.0095 TABLE III.002 0. type IV./in.everyspec.0045 0.0.0035 0.0015 0. Rope or strand diameters for all ropes except type II elevator. type III spring lay.200 0.0./in.000 205.250 Bright (uncoated) and galvanized wires (inch) 0.000 55. Tensile strength requirements of main wires removed from finished rope.010 .000 60.0.0055 0.Downloaded from http://www.004 Zinc coated at finish size (inch) -0. type V.0075 0. seizing strand.0.com RR-W-410G TABLE I. 5 by 19 marline clad. Wire diameters (inch) 0. 42 . and type VI.141 0.0.027 0. small cords.000 ----- Rope grade Designated commercially as: Annealed steel Iron Phosphor bronze Corrosion-resistant steel TABLE II.093 .

094 0.853 0.000 20.29 0.160 9.380 6.331 0.50 1.018 0.38 0.460 21./ft.800 37.800 15.181 1.400 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.008 0.com RR-W-410G TABLE IV.014 0.34 Nominal strength (force) (lb.760 3.591 0.012 0.840 4.everyspec. iron galvanized.265 0.080 15.788 0.656 0.600 31.459 0.919 1.010 0.800 27.Downloaded from http://www.70 1.800 18.525 0.000 34. fiber cores.520 7.800 10.200 33.020 0.84 0.) 1.400 42.400 18. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (maximum) (inches) 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 13/16 7/8 1 1 1/16 1 1/8 1 3/16 1 1/4 Approximate circumference (inches) 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 2 1/2 2 3/4 3 1/8 3 3/8 3 1/2 3 3/4 3 7/8 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 2 2 1/2 3 3 1/2 4 4 1/2 5 6 6 1/2 7 8 8 1/2 9 9 1/2 10 Approximate weight (lb.400 Maximum (inches) 0.116 1.020 11.400 27. 6 by 7.026 TABLE V.59 0.313 43 .99 1.800 2.) 1.394 0.006 0.15 1.12 2.000 30.980 8.022 0.247 1.018 0.018 0. class 1.90 2.050 1.400 41.48 0.080 5. Type I.840 2.21 0.600 38.) 0. Rope diameters for type VI small cords. general purpose. regular lay. Rope diameter (inch) 1/32 3/64 1/16 3/32 1/8 5/32 3/16 7/32 1/4 9/32 5/16 3/8 Tolerance (inch) Under 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Over 0.15 0.980 5.016 0.

Core materials.Downloaded from http://www.com RR-W-410G TABLE VI.everyspec. Rope grade Extra improved plow steel Improved plow steel Corrosion-resistant steel Phosphor bronze Core Wire strand core or IWRC Fiber core. wire strand core or IWRC Wire strand core or IWRC Fiber core 44 .

800 28.) 16.400 129.04 1.919 1.400 64.400 153.313 1.500 85.72 1.46 0. class 2./ft.459 0.35 0.com TABLE VII.) 15.500 35.656 0.700 126.600 180.900 22.Downloaded from http://www.525 0.000 49. corrosion-resistant steel.600 66. 6 by 37.200 27.800 83. general purpose.50 4.800 176.181 1.050 1.575 RR-W-410G 45 . single operation strand.42 1.85 2.59 0.400 106. 6 by 19.300 103.000 Maximum (inches) 0. IWRC.34 2. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 7/8 1 1 1/8 1 1/4 1 3/8 1 1/2 Approximate circumference (inches) 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 2 3/4 3 1/8 3 1/2 3 7/8 4 3/8 4 3/4 Maximum rope lay length Regular lay (inches) 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 5 1/16 5 29/32 6 3/4 7 19/32 8 7/16 9 9/32 10 1/8 Lang lay (inches) 3 3/16 3 5/8 4 3/32 4 17/32 5 7/16 6 11/32 7 1/4 8 5/32 9 1/16 9 31/32 10 7/8 Approximate weight (lb. Type I.200 149.500 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.100 48. and class 3.everyspec.800 34.444 1.591 0.) 0.300 22.16 Nominal strength (force) (lb.788 0.89 3.

06 0.459 0.080 9. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inch) 3/16 7/32 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 Approximate circumference (inches) 5/8 11/16 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 1 9/32 1 1/2 1 11/16 2 1/8 2 17/32 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 5 1/16 Approximate weight (lb.780 2.830 2.) 1.) 0.980 11.com RR-W-410G TABLE VIII.25 0.500 14.680 5.34 0.100 6.220 11.788 46 . class 2.everyspec.240 7.460 Maximum (inch) 0. general purpose. 6 by 19. phosphor bronze.160 19./ft.331 0.01 Nominal strength (force) (lb.265 0.800 19.320 3.09 0.900 8.57 0.960 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. fiber cores.580 5.70 1.232 0.656 0.) 1.220 13.591 0.394 0. Type I.370 1.201 0.Downloaded from http://www.18 0.45 0. regular lay.380 3.525 0.340 1.11 0.

800 44.260 15.everyspec.600 69.32 0.600 77.380 14.860 11.060 7. improved plow steel. class 3.591 0.200 28.400 40.000 71.200 61. general purpose. 2. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inch) 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 7/8 1 Maximum rope lay length Approximate circumference (inches) 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 2 3/4 3 1/8 Uncoated regular lay (inches) 1 11/16 2 1/8 2 17/32 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 5 1/16 5 29/32 6 3/4 Galvanized regular lay (inches) 1 13/16 2 9/32 2 23/32 3 3/16 3 5/8 4 3/32 4 17/32 5 7/16 6 11/32 7 1/4 Approximate weight (lb.95 1.600 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.331 0.) 5.29 1.600 53.200 79.68 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb. 6 by 37.66 0.900 22.656 0.53 0.540 7.459 0.600 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.) 0.com TABLE IX. construction 1.400 25.Downloaded from http://www. fiber cores.080 10.120 13.180 8.) 4.600 55.42 0.) 4.236 0. multiple operation strand.900 25.800 31.394 0.050 RR-W-410G 47 .105 0. Type I.720 17.200 30.240 19.600 45.660 7.800 Maximum (inches) 0.919 1.265 0.360 23.600 39./ft.788 0. or 3.060 11.640 20.164 0.260 10.000 59.) 5.080 18.540 15.525 0.600 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.600 27.

600 29. 2.72 1.800 59. multiple operation strand.660 8.000 33./ft.760 19.656 0.400 Galvanized Minimum Nominal breaking strength strength (force) (force) (lb.800 64.800 19.400 30.400 65.800 42.000 Maximum (inches) 0.050 RR-W-410G 48 .560 5.Downloaded from http://www.59 0.788 0. improved plow steel.200 34.200 48.180 0.) (lb.116 0.000 75.35 0.100 16. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 7/8 1 Approximate circumference (inches) 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 2 3/4 3 1/8 Maximum rope lay length Uncoated regular lay (inches) 1 11/16 2 1/8 2 17/32 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 5 1/16 5 29/32 6 3/4 Galvanized regular lay (inches) 1 13/16 2 9/32 2 23/32 3 3/16 3 5/8 4 3/32 4 17/32 5 7/16 6 11/32 7 1/4 Approximate weight (lb.200 57.85 Uncoated Minimum Nominal breaking strength strength (force) (force) (lb.000 21.880 7.919 1.26 0. 6 by 37.) 5. class 3.800 43.820 16.200 85. or 3. Type I. general purpose.) 0. construction 1.46 0.400 22.440 12.265 0.600 11. wire strand core or IWRC.800 7.160 10.400 27.300 25.400 12.04 1.) (lb.420 8.140 14.591 0.everyspec.) 5.42 1.800 77.000 24.com TABLE X.880 15.800 27.600 47.459 0.394 0.600 83.000 4.525 0.331 0.

591 0. general purpose.656 0.400 6.200 55.000 66.Downloaded from http://www.700 77.265 0.everyspec.04 1.200 75.59 0.72 1.) (lb.200 49.26 0. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inch) 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 7/8 1 Approximate circumference (inches) 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 2 3/4 3 1/8 Maximum rope lay length Uncoated regular lay (inches) 1 11/16 2 1/8 2 17/32 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 5 1/16 5 29/32 6 3/4 Galvanized regular lay (inches) 1 13/16 2 9/32 2 23/32 3 3/16 3 5/8 4 3/32 4 17/32 5 7/16 6 11/32 7 1/4 Approximate weight (lb.85 Nominal strength (force) (lb.860 25.) 0. Type I./ft.42 1. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 7/8 1 Approximate circumference (inches) 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 2 3/4 3 1/8 Maximum rope lay length Regular lay (inches) 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 5 1/16 5 29/32 6 3/4 Lang lay (inches) 3 3/16 3 5/8 4 3/32 4 17/32 5 7/16 6 11/32 7 1/4 Approximate weight (lb.050 .59 0.960 8.500 43.400 25. corrosion-resistant steel.) 0.300 44.656 0.35 0.46 0.400 88.000 68.960 9. IWRC.800 98.280 13.200 38.960 22.800 20.400 75.) (lb.600 31.72 1.331 0.85 Uncoated Minimum Nominal breaking strength strength (force) (force) (lb.920 19.800 35.919 1.800 54.459 0.) 15.300 58.788 0.760 5.740 12.) 6. construction 1.35 0.540 17.525 0. extra improved plow steel.com TABLE XI. class 3. construction 2 or 3.788 0. multiple operation strand. wire strand core or IWRC.200 34.919 1. general purpose.394 0.000 28.200 24.400 Maximum (inches) 0.000 39.900 30.600 73. multiple operation strand.04 1.600 8.800 Galvanized Minimum Nominal breaking strength strength (force) (force) (lb.400 16./ft.500 31.400 59.240 9.46 0.860 12.800 31.591 0.) 5. 6 by 37.050 RR-W-410G 49 TABLE XII.340 18.400 19.400 50.300 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.116 0.600 27. class 3. or 3. 6 by 37.42 1.400 86.600 22.900 24.) 15.200 Maximum (inches) 0.459 0.180 0. 2.525 0.200 95. Type I.720 14.

220 13.000 70.57 1.800 37.300 10.Downloaded from http://www.000 48.140 6.400 134.88 1.098 0.000 55.99 2.600 27./ft.000 54.200 158.) 0.480 14.) 4.440 12.265 0. Type I.444 1.800 81.181 1.50 0.440 16. 8 by 19.600 97.700 7.000 22.600 117. improved plow steel.800 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 7/8 1 1 1/8 1 1/4 1 3/8 1 1/2 Maximum rope lay length Approximate circumference (inches) 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 2 3/4 3 1/8 3 1/2 3 7/8 4 3/8 4 3/4 Approximate weight Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.) 4.com TABLE XIII.313 1.050 1.200 20.20 120.120 10.200 25.800 64.everyspec.200 12.800 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.200 28.580 7.919 1.800 40.61 0.400 Maximum (inches) 0.800 139.459 0.00 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. fiber cores.30 0.000 49.) 4.45 2.820 18.800 25.97 3.420 9.600 100.800 154.575 Uncoated (inches) 1 11/16 2 1/8 2 17/32 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 5 1/16 5 29/32 6 3/4 7 19/32 8 7/16 9 9/32 10 1/8 Galvanized (inches) 1 13/16 2 9/32 2 23/32 3 3/16 3 5/8 4 3/32 4 17/32 5 7/16 6 11/32 7 1/4 8 5/32 9 1/16 9 31/32 10 7/8 Fiber core (lb. general purpose.39 0.53 RR-W-410G 50 .22 0.000 90.80 143.200 36.200 79.760 16. class 4.240 6.331 0.600 41.600 130.620 20.600 63.591 0.20 1.788 0.394 0.656 0.400 108.180 18.) 4.200 88.600 111.525 0.15 0.460 23.400 72.580 9.

000 1.675 3.0 37.000 348.000 1.72 7.) 6.000 1.000 603.000 376.3 34. fiber cores.000 788.000 684.0 RR-W-410G 51 .000 1.000 1.000 500.000 1.000 654.292.725 4.everyspec.000 588.000 670.413 3.6 26.000 472.) 300.000 568.000 424.51 10.59 8.9 42.000 760.7 20.430.) 272.Downloaded from http://www.570.) 308. class 5.548.000 1.000 512.000 304.022.000 346. 6 by 61.463 4.150 3.000 312.250 Approximate circumference (inches) 6 1/4 6 5/8 7 1/8 7 7/8 8 5/8 9 3/8 10 1/4 11 11 3/4 12 1/2 13 3/8 14 1/8 15 15 3/4 Approximate weight (lb.938 4.000 1.231 2.000 1.000 414.100 2.000 1.000 896.154./ft.000 1.000 920.394.000 1. general purpose.530.000 1.132.000 Maximum (inches) 2.625 2.200 4.6 23.888 3.260.9 30.000 340.000 1. Type I.000 780.126.000 338.000 554.038.000 460.5 12.000 1.7 15.744.000 1.700.1 17.262.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.588. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 2 2 1/8 2 1/4 2 1/2 2 3/4 3 3 1/4 3 1/2 3 3/4 4 4 1/4 4 1/2 4 3/4 5 Maximum rope lay length Uncoated lang lay or Uncoated galvanized regular lay regular lay (inches) (inches) 13 1/2 14 1/2 14 11/32 15 13/32 15 3/16 16 5/16 16 7/8 18 1/8 18 9/16 19 15/16 20 1/4 21 3/4 21 15/16 23 9/16 23 5/8 25 3/8 25 5/16 27 3/16 27 29 28 11/16 30 13/16 30 3/8 32 5/8 32 1/16 34 7/16 33 3/4 36 1/4 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.000 1.000 1.162.000 1.000 1.000 1.988 5.000 386.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.012.363 2.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.000 898.000 996. improved plow steel.000 702.402.000 876.com TABLE XIV.294.) 278.000 808.438.

) 290.everyspec.39 8.200 4.000 1.070.000 1./ft.6 19.000 404.com TABLE XV.000 549.000 1.210.000 754.000 1.686.388.000 496.000 414.000 372.0 29.) 297.) 7.000 848.644.000 818.664.463 4.) 322.536.36 11.150 3.088.000 942. 6 by 61.000 1. improved plow steel.000 736.000 1.000 458.Downloaded from http://www. wire strand core or IWRC.390.000 536.250 Approximate circumference (inches) 6 1/4 6 5/8 7 1/8 7 7/8 8 5/8 9 3/8 10 1/4 11 11 3/4 12 1/2 13 3/8 14 1/8 15 15 3/4 Approximate weight (lb.000 702.000 1.506.231 2.116.888 3.218.356.354.000 1.5 22.000 594.000 838.7 46. general purpose.000 1.000 326.000 1.675 3.000 1.2 RR-W-410G 52 .000 632.35 9.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.) 330.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.828.000 508.000 1.3 37.000 372.6 14.000 610.000 1.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.725 4.498.988 5.000 1.413 3.000 446.7 26.000 362.706.000 1.000 1.240.098.938 4. class 5.000 870.000 988.000 1.000 334.625 2.000 966.544.250.000 720.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 362. Type I.874.4 41. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 2 2 1/8 2 1/4 2 1/2 2 3/4 3 3 1/4 3 1/2 3 3/4 4 4 1/4 4 1/2 4 3/4 5 Maximum rope lay length Uncoated lang lay or Uncoated galvanized regular lay regular lay (inches) (inches) 13 1/2 14 1/2 14 11/32 15 13/32 15 3/16 16 5/16 16 7/8 18 1/8 18 9/16 19 15/16 20 1/4 21 3/4 21 15/16 23 9/16 23 5/8 25 3/8 25 5/16 27 3/16 27 29 28 11/16 30 13/16 30 3/8 32 5/8 32 1/16 34 7/16 33 3/4 36 1/4 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.000 964.100 2.6 33.000 1.0 16.000 Maximum (inches) 2.000 648.363 2.000 1.

com TABLE XVI.913.000 430.000 966./ft.Downloaded from http://www.000 1.000 1.000 1.6 14.7 46.888 3.4 41.150 3.200 4.000 1.000 Maximum (inches) 2.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.000 2.000 1.000 1.156.675 3.everyspec.776.7 26.000 808.413 3.) 370. general purpose. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 2 2 1/8 2 1/4 2 1/2 2 3/4 3 3 1/4 3 1/2 3 3/4 4 4 1/4 4 1/2 4 3/4 5 Maximum rope lay length Uncoated lang lay or Uncoated galvanized regular lay regular lay (inches) (inches) 13 1/2 14 1/2 14 11/32 15 13/32 15 3/16 16 5/16 16 7/8 18 1/8 18 9/16 19 15/16 20 1/4 21 3/4 21 15/16 23 9/16 23 5/8 25 3/8 25 5/16 27 3/16 27 29 28 11/16 30 13/16 30 3/8 32 5/8 32 1/16 34 7/16 33 3/4 36 1/4 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.000 942.0 16.138.000 478.598.232.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.732.463 4.000 1.766.000 728.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 870.082.402.892.2 RR-W-410G 53 .558.988 5.000 1.000 1.000 630.264.000 1.000 376.000 466.000 746.000 570.000 614.000 1.725 4.283.6 19.000 1.000 1.000 828.110.36 11.000 700.) 334.940.000 1.6 33.938 4. class 5.426.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.000 1.0 29.000 848.) 342.000 1.558.251.962.390.000 1.000 512.231 2.000 682. IWRC.000 584.000 1. extra improved plow steel. Type I.5 22.000 428.35 9.000 1.722.363 2.000 386.000 418.110.000 526.102.3 37.000 1.000 420.250 Approximate circumference (inches) 6 1/4 6 5/8 7 1/8 7 7/8 8 5/8 9 3/8 10 1/4 11 11 3/4 12 1/2 13 3/8 14 1/8 15 15 3/4 Approximate weight (lb.625 2.) 380.000 999.39 8.000 1.000 1.) 7.000 974.598.438.100 2. 6 by 61.

9 30.000 874.5 RR-W-410G 54 .000 852.068.000 1.) 438.000 962.082.000 746.9 42.812.8 55.000 2.000 1.000 1.492.3 34.616.513 5.000 1.000 1.000 1.230.6 26.000 1.625 2.) 396.000 1.000 558.000 1.5 60./ft.658.000 830.000 1.000 668.000 2.332.7 15.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.com TABLE XVII.000 1.000 1.200.413 3.000 620.814.454. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 2 1/2 2 3/4 3 3 1/4 3 1/2 3 3/4 4 4 1/4 4 1/2 4 3/4 5 5 1/4 5 1/2 5 3/4 6 Maximum rope lay length Uncoated lang lay or Uncoated galvanized regular lay regular lay (inches) (inches) 17 1/2 18 1/8 19 1/4 20 21 21 3/4 22 3/4 23 1/2 24 1/2 25 3/8 26 1/4 27 1/4 28 29 29 3/4 30 7/8 31 1/2 32 5/8 33 1/4 34 1/2 35 36 1/4 36 3/4 38 1/8 38 1/2 39 7/8 40 1/4 41 3/4 42 43 1/2 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.248.1 17.630.366.250 5.5 12.000 986.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.0 46.589.000 1.725 4.) 406.136. Type I.) 10.000 724.463 4.922.000 972.200 4.000 948.000 1.000 852.300 Approximate circumference (inches) 7 7/8 8 5/8 9 3/8 10 1/4 11 11 3/4 12 1/2 13 3/8 14 1/8 15 15 3/4 16 1/2 17 1/4 18 1/8 18 7/8 Approximate weight (lb.730.228 000 1.000 1.000 1.322.000 1. 6 by 91.000 2.038 6.3 50.000 1.468.106.6 23.000 486.000 1. improved plow steel.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. fiber cores. class 6.000 1.000 1.675 3.000 636.506.000 1.972.150 3.000 2.076.988 5.000 1.000 2.888 3.356.198.000 Maximum (inches) 2.766.000 1.000 742.000 652.000 540.0 37.306.000 1.7 20.000 473.774.000 1.000 572.everyspec.000 526.Downloaded from http://www.024.000 1.000 766.775 6.078.096.) 450.938 4.922. general purpose.000 2.

6 65.238.000 1.625 2.178.) 426.908.000 1.000 684.0 29.775 6.000 2.888 3.458.000 616.232.034.000 1.) 484.000 1.000 916.) 436.000 1.725 4.288.000 1.com TABLE XVIII.000 2.000 1.000 566.620.468.000 1.000 522.6 33.000 804.000 1.938 4.148.000 580.000 798.782.5 59.564.000 1.4 41.000 2.463 4.) 11.480.422.068.3 37.000 1.000 666.7 26.Downloaded from http://www.120.604./ft.296.000 1.8 54.000 1. general purpose.066.860.014.000 600.000 718.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.710.158.044.900.513 5.948.288.188.000 700.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.000 1. class 6.988 5.018.738.300 Approximate circumference (inches) 7 7/8 8 5/8 9 3/8 10 1/4 11 11 3/4 12 1/2 13 3/8 14 1/8 15 15 3/4 16 1/2 17 1/4 18 1/8 18 7/8 Approximate weight (lb.000 2.000 2.320.000 2.000 2.000 778.000 508.413 3.038 6.000 894.000 940.000 1.000 824. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 2 1/2 2 3/4 3 3 1/4 3 1/2 3 3/4 4 4 1/4 4 1/2 4 3/4 5 5 1/4 5 1/2 5 3/4 6 Maximum rope lay length Uncoated lang lay or Uncoated galvanized regular lay regular lay (inches) (inches) 17 1/2 18 1/8 19 1/4 20 21 21 3/4 22 3/4 23 1/2 24 1/2 25 3/8 26 1/4 27 1/4 28 29 29 3/4 30 7/8 31 1/2 32 5/8 33 1/4 34 1/2 35 36 1/4 36 3/4 38 1/8 38 1/2 39 7/8 40 1/4 41 3/4 42 43 1/2 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.0 RR-W-410G 55 .200 4.000 1.432.7 46.000 1.2 49.000 1.000 1. 6 by 91.150 3. Type I.000 1.000 2.322.000 Maximum (inches) 2.000 1.) 472.000 1. IWRC.5 22.176.250 5.6 14.000 916.060.000 2.000 2.754.000 1.everyspec.000 1.0 16.000 1.580.000 1. improved plow steel.6 19.000 1.418.675 3.000 1.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.

678.4 41.200.7 46.625 2.966.000 1.988 5.000 1.000 1.) 554.188.028.888 3.646.574.000 2.675 3.640.566.000 2.780.688.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 824.463 4.6 33.6 19.000 948.000 Maximum (inches) 2.170.482. Type I.378.0 16.518.480.) 498. class 6.818.000 2.0 29.8 54.000 1.996.852.000 1.000 1.332.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.000 2.000 650.000 1.520.053.200 4.000 1.150 3. IWRC.413 3.000 2.000 2.000 1.000 1.725 4.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.0 RR-W-410G 56 .000 2.218.376.140. extra improved plow steel.775 6.000 708.6 14.000 894.000 1.502.366.798.000 1.000 1.000 786. 6 by 91.000 2.000 1.Downloaded from http://www.864.000 1.) 11.016.000 2.438.5 59.000 2.everyspec. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 2 1/2 2 3/4 3 3 1/4 3 1/2 3 3/4 4 4 1/4 4 1/2 4 3/4 5 5 1/4 5 1/2 5 3/4 6 Maximum rope lay length Uncoated lang lay or Uncoated galvanized regular lay regular lay (inches) (inches) 17 1/2 18 1/8 19 1/4 20 21 21 3/4 22 3/4 23 1/2 24 1/2 25 3/8 26 1/4 27 1/4 28 29 29 3/4 30 7/8 31 1/2 32 5/8 33 1/4 34 1/2 35 36 1/4 36 3/4 38 1/8 38 1/2 39 7/8 40 1/4 41 3/4 42 43 1/2 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.184.000 1.240.3 37.000 2.038 6.) 486./ft.000 1.5 22.000 2.250 5.000 690.000 916.000 1.000 2.080.000 666.000 1.000 585.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.7 26.317. general purpose.844.000 766.000 924.354.000 1.513 5.000 1.320.000 2.000 1.com TABLE XIX.000 2.194.300 Approximate circumference (inches) 7 7/8 8 5/8 9 3/8 10 1/4 11 11 3/4 12 1/2 13 3/8 14 1/8 15 15 3/4 16 1/2 17 1/4 18 1/8 18 7/8 Approximate weight (lb.2 49.636.000 600.938 4.) 540.048.000 2.054.000 1.6 65.000 804.

90 1.) 3.27 1.36 0.com RR-W-410G TABLE XX. fiber cores. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (inches) 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 11/16 3/4 13/16 7/8 15/16 1 1 1/16 Maximum (no load) (inches) 17/64 21/64 13/32 15/32 17/32 19/32 21/32 23/32 25/32 27/32 29/32 31/32 1 1/32 1 3/32 Approximate circumference (inches) 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 1/8 2 3/8 2 1/2 2 3/4 3 3 1/8 3 3/8 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 1 11/16 2 1/8 2 17/32 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 4 5/8 5 1/16 5 1/2 5 29/32 6 5/16 6 3/4 7 3/16 Approximate weight Nominal and minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. class 1. or class 2. high-rise.06 1.09 0.16 0.64 TABLE XXI./ft.) 0.46 0.000 61.45 1.600 8.200 11.000 27. traction steel.000 60./ft.000 14. elevator. Type II.28 0.06 1.51 0.000 32.41 8 by 19 (lb. 8 by 19.69 0.000 48. or class 2.41 1.500 23. 6 by 19. 8 by 19. elevator.27 Nominal and minimum breaking strength (force) 30.20 0.82 0.76 1.40 0. 6 by 19.) 0.60 1.10 0. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (inches) 11/16 13/16 15/16 Maximum (no load) (inches) 23/32 27/32 31/32 Approximate circumference (inches) 2 1/8 2 1/2 3 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 4 5/8 5 1/2 6 5/16 Approximate weight 6 by 19 (lb.500 18.11 1.63 0.57 0.600 5.everyspec.14 0.23 0.000 57 .) 0.000 42.96 1.000 46.69 0.81 8 by 19 (lb.000 37.31 0.76 0.000 54./ft. Type II.96 1. fiber cores.000 6 by 19 (lb.Downloaded from http://www.23 1. class 1.) 0./ft.

000 1.200 5.000 58 . Type II.51 0.600 12.09 0.com RR-W-410G TABLE XXII.900 4.16 0.200 11.23 1.200 24.200 9.400 10./ft.28 0.10 0./ft.63 0.800 2.31 0.) 1.800 18./ft.200 5.400 8. or class 2.everyspec.000 8 by 19 (lb.000 6. class 1.90 1.300 2.000 21. 6 by 19.23 0.05 0.600 7.40 0.) 0.200 16.Downloaded from http://www.) 0.14 0.) 1. fiber cores. 8 by 19.82 1./ft.60 8 by 19 (lb.200 3. iron.57 0.45 Nominal and minimum breaking strength (force) 6 by 19 (lb.46 0. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 3/16 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 7/8 1 Maximum (no load) (inches) 13/64 17/64 21/64 13/32 15/32 17/32 19/32 21/32 25/32 29/32 1 1/32 Approximate circumference (inches) 9/16 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 2 3/4 3 1/8 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 1 9/32 1 11/16 2 1/8 2 17/32 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 5 1/16 5 29/32 6 3/4 Approximate weight 6 by 19 (lb. elevator.400 28.06 0.20 0.36 0.800 32.11 1.

improved plow steel.591 0.050 Uncoated (inches) 2 17/32 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 5 1/16 5 29/32 6 3/4 Galvanized (inches) 2 23/32 3 3/16 3 5/8 4 1/16 4 17/32 5 7/16 6 11/32 7 1/4 RR-W-410G 59 .18 0.656 0.400 26.800 34.800 66.) 8.520 22.51 0.800 47.42 0.200 67.000 60. deck lashing ropes.600 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.480 17.30 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.000 45.600 50.600 52.919 1.800 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. 6 by 6.) 9.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb. Type III.everyspec.394 0.200 Maximum (inches) 0.720 13.73 1.840 15.300 23.140 15. class 1.788 0.33 0.25 0.960 13.740 11.960 12.400 34.360 19.) 0.800 59.00 1.000 27.140 17./ft.400 37.Downloaded from http://www.459 0.) 8.com TABLE XXIII. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inch) 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 7/8 1 Maximum rope lay length Approximate circumference (inches) 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 2 3/4 3 1/8 Approximate weight (lb. fiber core.800 24.760 19.) 9.525 0.080 21. marine (cables).000 38.

940 13.64 1.895 Nominal breaking strength (force) (lb.116 1.370 0.800 115.500 6.600 62.394 0. fiber cores.656 0.740 12.000 182.919 60 .com RR-W-410G TABLE XXIV.444 1.034 2.903 2.22 3.940 50.000 176.99 3.000 166.) 1.265 1.265 0.115 0. 6 by 12.853 0.075 0.591 0. fiber cores.240 14.020 51.227 0.295 0. improved plow steel.400 161.470 2.400 71.19 1. running ropes.200 3.180 Maximum (inch) 0.100 8.47 Nominal strength (force) (lb.Downloaded from http://www.920 8.575 1.380 5.168 0.000 98.400 101.525 0.77 2.600 146.) 2.07 1.45 3.400 124.36 2.400 83.640 7.280 5.20 4. phosphor bronze.200 142.everyspec.247 1.600 93.459 0.800 58. Type III. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (maximum) (inches) 1/4 1 1/16 1 1/8 1 3/16 1 1/4 1 3/8 1 7/16 1 1/2 1 5/8 1 11/16 1 3/4 1 13/16 1 15/16 2 2 1/16 Approximate circumference (inches) 3/4 3 3/8 3 1/2 3 3/4 3 7/8 4 3/8 4 1/2 4 3/4 5 1/8 5 1/4 5 1/2 5 3/4 6 1/8 6 1/4 6 1/2 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 1 13/16 7 11/16 8 5/32 8 19/32 9 1/16 9 31/32 10 13/32 10 7/8 11 25/32 12 1/4 12 11/16 13 1/8 14 1/16 14 1/2 14 15/16 Approximate weight (lb.220 4.766 0.509 1.400 127./ft.313 1.706 1.440 2.000 64. class 2.660 0.800 172.400 187. running ropes.17 2.940 16.) 0. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (maximum) (inch) 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 13/16 7/8 Approximate circumference (inches) 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 2 1/2 2 3/4 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 1 13/16 2 9/32 2 23/32 3 3/16 3 5/8 4 1/16 4 17/32 5 7/16 5 29/32 6 11/32 Approximate weight (lb.600 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.838 1.800 69.99 2. galvanized.200 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.166 TABLE XXV. 6 by 12.) 0.331 0.200 85.600 Maximum (inches) 0.94 4.) 3. marine (cables).33 1.260 3.000 133.200 136. marine (cables).181 1.400 91./ft.788 0.300 16.460 0.) 1.772 1.520 11.600 56.48 1. class 2.100 2.400 118. Type III.140 4.

spring lay.920 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.000 13. 6 by 24.87 Nominal breaking strength (force) (lb.67 3.14 1.400 65. class 3.444 1.525 0.000 Approximate weight (lb.) 5.600 77.181 1.000 64.000 262. Type III./ft.800 91.919 1.166 TABLE XXVII.900 19.200 43.560 19. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (maximum) (inches) 2 2 1/16 Approximate circumference (inches) 6 1/4 6 1/2 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 14 1/2 14 15/16 Approximate weight (lb. marine (cables).34 0.600 133.000 75. marine (cables).) 8.800 117.22 0.000 172.940 11.66 1. improved plow steel.200 105.000 35.52 5.050 1.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.575 1. galvanized.28 0.6 by 3 by 7 61 . 6 by 3 by 19.) 0.000 44.363 2.6 by 3 by 19 0. (galvanized).591 0.Downloaded from http://www.838 1.656 0.everyspec.44 27.000 102.100 2.100 2.600 168.200 206.280 13.000 53.706 1. Type III.63 0.200 54.000 Maximum (inches) 2.400 34. 6 by 3 by 7.600 212.625 6 11/32 7 1/4 8 5/32 9 1/16 9 31/32 10 7/8 11 25/32 12 11/16 13 19/32 14 1/2 16 5/16 18 1/8 0. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (maximum) (inches) 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 7/8 1 1 1/8 1 1/4 1 3/8 1 1/2 1 5/8 1 3/4 1 7/8 2 2 1/4 2 1/2 Approximate circumference (inches) 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 2 3/4 3 1/8 3 1/2 3 7/8 4 3/8 4 3/4 5 1/8 5 1/2 5 7/8 6 1/4 7 1/8 7 7/8 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 3 5/8 4 1/16 4 17/32 5 7/16 Class 5 .400 120. mooring lines.313 1. class 4. and class 5. fiber cores./ft.49 Nominal breaking strength (force) (lb.53 4.com RR-W-410G TABLE XXVI.56 5.36 1.) 252.000 26.09 3.420 Maximum (inches) 0.) 246.720 11.) 8.800 89.600 137.000 268.97 2.788 Class 4 .88 1.969 2.28 2.

11 0.020 4. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inch) 3/16 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 Maximum rope lay length Approximate circumference (inches) 5/8 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 Approximate weight (lb.580 8.020 18.640 18.656 Uncoated (inches) 1 9/32 1 11/16 2 1/8 2 17/32 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 Galvanized (inches) 1 13/32 1 13/16 2 8/32 2 23/32 3 3/16 3 5/8 4 3/32 4 17/32 RR-W-410G 62 .) 1./ft.43 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.920 15.540 2. class 6.700 6.394 0.everyspec.201 0.940 11.230 6.16 0.525 0.620 14.591 0.060 8.331 0.) 1. tiller or hand control. 6 by 42.600 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.) 0.28 0.040 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.500 2.460 13.500 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. marine (cables).660 2. Type III.459 0.240 10.com TABLE XXVIII.160 11.520 16.07 0.35 0.740 9.120 5.) 1.650 4.240 Maximum (inch) 0.) 1.710 3.580 6.040 10.940 4.Downloaded from http://www. improved plow steel.720 13.180 16.900 8.039 0.720 4.265 0.21 0.

21 0.51 0.640 19.320 2.400 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.331 0.Downloaded from http://www.) 4.42 0.) 760 1.020 19.200 43.28 0. marine (cables).14 63 . improved plow steel./ft.200 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.200 114. class 1.788 TABLE XXX.39 0. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (maximum) (inch) 3/16 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 Approximate circumference (inches) 5/8 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 1 5/8 1 3/4 2 2 3/8 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 1 9/32 1 11/16 2 3/32 2 17/32 2 31/32 3 3/8 3 13/16 4 7/32 5 1/16 Approximate weight (lb.960 4. 6 by 42 tiller or hand control.400 141.350 2. 5 by 19 marline-clad.100 93.500 8.656 0.400 137.340 7.000 95.200 57.) 740 1.540 10. fiber cores.070 2.201 0.600 76.36 0.) 0. class 6.70 2. Type III.17 0.265 0.060 6.920 5.58 3.200 74.24 0. fiber cores.81 1.525 0. miscellaneous. Nominal diameter After serving (minimum) (inches) 9/16 5/8 11/16 3/4 13/16 7/8 1 1 1/8 1 1/4 1 3/8 1 1/2 1 5/8 1 3/4 Maximum diameter after serving (inches) 5/8 11/16 3/4 13/16 7/8 15/16 1 1/16 1 3/16 1 5/16 1 7/16 1 9/16 1 11/16 1 13/16 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 3 25/32 4 7/32 4 5/8 5 1/16 5 15/32 5 29/32 6 3/4 7 19/32 8 7/16 9 9/32 10 1/8 10 31/32 11 13/16 Nominal breaking strength (force) (lb.600 30.020 2.190 6.020 5.) 4.880 3.000 11.12 2. phosphor bronze.800 11.740 11.com RR-W-410G TABLE XXIX.540 24.600 Before serving (inches) 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2 9/16 5/8 3/4 7/8 1 1 1/8 1 1/4 1 3/8 Approximate circumference (inches) 1 3/4 2 2 1/8 2 3/8 2 1/2 2 3/4 3 1/8 3 1/2 3 7/8 4 3/8 4 3/4 5 1/8 5 1/2 Approximate weight (lb.820 14.04 0.040 24.120 Maximum (inch) 0.) 0.394 0. Type IV.31 0./ft.400 42.459 0.everyspec.48 0.32 1.000 29.08 0.591 0.860 7.62 0.10 1.600 117.980 7.69 Nominal breaking strength (force) (lb.200 58.100 15.12 0.

extra improved plow steel.400 225.) 191.) 210.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 1 5/8 1 3/4 Maximum rope lay length Approximate circumference (inches) 5 1/8 5 1/2 Inner strand layer (inches) 7 5/16 7 7/8 Outer strand layer (inches) 11 25/32 12 11/16 Approximate weight Fiber core (lb.57 5.Downloaded from http://www.000 244.) 4./ft) 4.) 194.706 1.000 250.838 .) 177. rotation resistant.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb./ft./ft. 70 64 Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 1 5/8 1 3/4 Maximum rope lay length Approximate circumference (inches) 5 1/8 5 1/2 Inner strand layer (inches) 7 5/16 7 7/8 Outer strand layer (inches) 11 25/32 12 11/16 Approximate weight Fiber core (lb. 18 by 7.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.838 TABLE XXXII.80 5.57 5.) 4.) 196. miscellaneous.200 206.80 5. rotation resistant. 18 by 7.800 200. fiber core or wire stand core.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb. improved plow steel.57 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.) 4. miscellaneous.) 172.800 228. fiber core or wire stand core.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.600 220.000 RR-W-410G Maximum (inches) 1.30 Wire strand core (lb.) 189.800 222.000 Maximum (inches) 1.everyspec.30 Wire strand core (lb.57 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb. Type IV.) 216.706 1. class 2. Type IV.com TABLE XXXI.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb./ft. class 2.

30 Applies to construction 1.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. 6 by 30.) 11. style H.Downloaded from http://www.everyspec.000 672. miscellaneous. class 3. style G./ft.) 14. construction 4.) 14.26 11.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.080 484. style B only. Type IV.20 13. flattened strand.) 13. style B only.660 508. improved plow steel. . flattened strand. style V. miscellaneous.394 2. construction 1. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 3/81 2 1/2 2 3/4 1 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.) 0.) 12.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.394 2.888 Approximate circumference (inches) 1 1/8 7 7/8 8 5/8 Approximate rope lay length (inches) 3 20 22 Approximate weight (lb. 6 by 30. style G. construction 2.000 Maximum (inches) 0. style V.80 14. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 3/81 2 1/2 2 3/4 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.420 578.000 621. construction 4. wire strand core or IWRC.000 626.080 524.60 Applies to construction 1. improved plow steel.000 642. Type IV.980 520.25 11.000 578.) 12. 6 by 31. construction 3. 6 by 27.060 564. fiber cores.000 606. 6 by 31.) 0. style B. 6 by 25.000 Maximum (inches) 0. 6 by 25. construction 2.625 2.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb. style H.000 564.888 Approximate circumference (inches) 1 1/8 7 7/8 8 5/8 Approximate rope lay length (inches) 3 20 22 Approximate weight (lb.625 2. construction 1. class 3.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. RR-W-410G 65 65 1 TABLE XXXIV.780 472. 6 by 27.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. style B.) 12./ft. construction 3.420 538.000 690.com TABLE XXXIII.) 13.

construction 3. 6 by 30.480 620.000 742.640 7. 6 by 25. Rope diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inches) 3/81 2 1/2 2 3/4 1 Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.000 Maximum (inches) 0. style H.) 5.600 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.520 7. 6 by 27.331 0.com TABLE XXXV.Downloaded from http://www.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. 6 by 31.160 8. class 4.880 636.) 5.680 66 Nominal (inches) 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 Maximum (inches) 0./ft.36 . construction 1.30 Applies to construction 1. style B only.) 4. 8 by 19.888 Approximate circumference (inches) 1 1/8 7 7/8 8 5/8 Approximate rope lay length (inches) 3 20 22 Approximate weight (lb. style V. wire strand core or IWRC. construction 2.12 0.) 13.) 15.220 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.040 7. Type IV. Rope diameter Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb.040 10.040 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.000 686.000 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.everyspec.394 0. extra improved plow steel.000 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.) 4.26 11. construction 4. miscellaneous.80 14.265 0.520 15. class 3. RR-W-410G 66 TABLE XXXVI.18 0.020 11.360 14.) 0.100 13.625 2.) 0. rotation resistant.000 668. IWRC.220 10. improved plow steel. style G.300 572.240 15. Type IV.26 0.000 762. flattened strand.394 2.) 14.820 11.940 558. miscellaneous./ft.459 Approximate circumference (inches) 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 1 11/16 2 1/8 2 17/32 2 31/32 Approximate weight (lb. style B.) 15.

240 13.740 Nominal (inches) 1/4 5/16 3/8 7/16 Maximum (inches) 0.940 9.18 0.) 5. class 4.459 Approximate circumference (inches) 3/4 1 1 1/8 1 3/8 Maximum rope lay length (inches) 1 11/16 2 1/8 2 17/32 2 31/32 Approximate weight (lb.920 17.) 0.260 17.36 RR-W-410G 67 .) 5.940 16.394 0.500 Galvanized Nominal strength (force) (lb.331 0. Rope diameter Uncoated Nominal strength (force) (lb. Type IV.940 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. 8 by 19.320 11.800 9. miscellaneous.140 Minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.265 0.000 12. rotation resistant. IWRC.640 15.340 8. extra improved plow steel./ft.com TABLE XXXVII.12 0.) 5.Downloaded from http://www.26 0.120 11.) 5.everyspec.200 8.

) 3/4 5.) 0.033 0. seizing strand.052 Approximate length of Maximum strand on pitch reel (inches) (ft. auxiliary wire strands.052 Approximate length of Maximum strand on pitch reel (inches) (ft.010 0. class 1.000 Approximate weight Nominal and minimum breaking strength (force) (lb. Type V. seizing strand (2 operations).039 0.100 1.022 0.900 Maximum (inch) 13/64 17/64 Per foot (lb.500 1 7/8 1. annealed steel.032 0.Downloaded from http://www.) 50 50 50 50 TABLE XXXIX.200 3 750 Approximate weight Nominal and minimum breaking strength (force) (lb.everyspec. Type V. 1 by 7.000 1 1/8 2.080 0.133 Per reel (lb.020 0. class 2.) 140 300 530 810 Maximum (inch) 5/64 7/64 9/64 11/64 Per foot (lb. 1 by 19.042 0.) 100 100 68 .) 1.500 1 1/2 1. iron. Strand diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inch) 3/16 1/4 Approximate diameter of wires (inch) 0. auxiliary wire strands. or corrosion-resistant steel. iron or annealed steel.) 2 1/4 1.com RR-W-410G TABLE XXXVIII.050 Per reel (lb. Strand diameter Nominal (ordered) (minimum) (inch) 1/16 3/32 1/8 5/32 Approximate diameter of wires (inch) 0.) 0.

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