WIRE ROPE  DISCARD CRITERIA

KNOW ABOUT WIRE ROPE  DISCARD CRITERIA 

 

  •   REDUCTION IN DIAMETER IS BY 8-10% 
  •   NUMBER OF WIRES BREAKAGES EXCEED 10% OF THE TOTAL NUMBER OF  WIRES IN THE   ROPE IN A  LAY
  •   EVIDENCE OF  PLASTIC WEAR OR SURFACE EMBRITTLEMENT ON OUTER WIRES 
  •   SUDDEN REDUCTION IN DIAMETER WITH INCREASED LAY LENGTH
  •   SEVERE CORROSION LIKE CHAIN PITTINGS OR INTERNAL CORROSION
  •   DISTORTIONS LIKE KINKING, CRUSHING, BIRDCAGING ETC
  •   EVIDENCE OF CORE COLLAPSE OR DAMAGE THROUGH HEAT
  •  SEVERE SHOCK LOAD OR OVERLOAD DUE TO SOME ACCIDENT WITH EQUIPMENT
  •  END FITTING / ATTACHMENT  DAMAGED, CRACKED, DEFORMED OR WORN OUT