Wire Rope Assemblies

Wire Rope

Wire rope is offered in Galvanized IPS, Stainless Steel T304 & T316, and Bright. Fortune Rope has wire rope in stock and available for immediate delivery in 6x19 Class (wire rope having 15 through 26 wires per strand), and 6x37 Class (wire rope having 27 through 46 wires per strand); both classes are available in fiber core and IWRC (Independent Wire Rope Core) types. The 6x19 Class of wire rope ranges in diameters from 1/4" to 1-1/4", with a breaking strength (tensile strength) from 2.74 to 69.4 tons. The 6x37 Class of wire rope ranges in diameters from 1/4" to 1 and 1/4", with a breaking strength (tensile strength) from 2.74 to 69.4 tons.

6x19 Class (Improved Plow Steel)


7x7 Galvanized Aircraft Cable
6x19 IWRC
(Ropes having 15 through
26 wires per strand)

 

Dia. (in.) Weight per ft. Breaking Strength (tons)
Stainless Steel
Breaking Strength (tons)
Galvanized IPS
Breaking Strength (tons)
Bright IPS
1/4" 0.11   2.65 2.94
5/16" 0.18 4.5 4.12 4.58
3/8" 0.26 6.0 5.9 6.56
7/16" 0.36 8.15 8.0 8.89
1/2" 0.46 11.4 10.35 11.5
9/16" 0.59 14.25 13.05 14.5
5/8" 0.72 17.5 16.1 17.9
3/4" 1.04 24.8 23.0 25.6
7/8" 1.42 33.25 31.1 34.6
1" 1.85 42.7 40.4 44.9
1 1/8" 2.34 53.2 50.9 56.5
1 1/4" 2.89 64.7 62.5 69.4

E.I.P.S. (Extra Improved Plow Steel) breaking strength approximately 15% over I.P.S. (Improved Plow Steel).

6x37 Class (Improved Plow Steel)


7x7 Galvanized Aircraft Cable
6x37 IWRC
(Ropes having 27 through
46 wires per strand)

 

Dia. (in.) Weight per ft. Breaking Strength (tons)
Stainless Steel
Breaking Strength (tons)
Galvanized IPS
Breaking Strength (tons)
Bright IPS
1/4" 0.11 2.7 2.65 2.94
5/16" 0.18 4.15 4.12 4.58
3/8" 0.26 5.85 5.9 6.56
7/16" 0.35 7.9 8.0 8.89
1/2" 0.46 10.02 10.35 11.5
9/16" 0.59 12.8 13.05 14.5
5/8" 0.72 15.7 16.1 17.9
3/4" 1.04 22.2 23.0 25.6
7/8" 1.42 29.85 31.1 34.6
1" 1.85 38.65 40.4 44.9
1 1/8" 2.34 48.3 50.9 56.5
1 1/4" 2.89 59.2 62.5 69.4

E.I.P.S. (Extra Improved Plow Steel) breaking strength approximately 15% over I.P.S. (Improved Plow Steel).

6x19 Fiber Core (Improved Plow Steel)


7x7 Galvanized Aircraft Cable
6x19 Fiber Core
(Ropes having 15 through
26 wires per strand)

 

Dia. (in.) Weight per ft. Breaking Strength (tons)
Bright IPS
Breaking Strength (tons)
Galvanized IPS
1/4" 0.10 2.74 2.74
5/16" 0.164 4.26 4.26
3/8" 0.236 6.1 6.1
7/16" 0.32 8.27 8.27
1/2" 0.42 10.7 10.7
9/16" 0.53 13.5 13.5
5/8" 0.66 16.7 16.7
3/4" 0.95 23.8 23.8
7/8" 1.29 32.2 32.2
1" 1.68 41.8 41.8
1 1/8" 2.13 52.6 52.6
1 1/4" 2.63 64.6 64.6

E.I.P.S. (Extra Improved Plow Steel) breaking strength approximately 15% over I.P.S. (Improved Plow Steel).

6x37 Fiber Core (Improved Plow Steel)


7x7 Galvanized Aircraft Cable
6x37 Fiber Core
(Ropes having 27 through
66 wires per strand)

 

Dia. (in.) Weight per ft. Breaking Strength (tons)
Bright IPS
Breaking Strength (tons)
Galvanized IPS
1/4" 0.1 2.74 2.74
5/16" 0.164 4.26 4.26
3/8" 0.236 6.1 6.1
7/16" 0.32 8.27 8.27
1/2" 0.42 10.7 10.7
9/16" 0.53 13.5 13.5
5/8" 0.66 16.7 16.7
3/4" 0.95 23.8 23.8
7/8" 1.29 32.2 32.2
1" 1.68 41.8 41.8
1 1/8" 2.13 52.6 52.6
1 1/4" 2.63 64.6 64.6

E.I.P.S. (Extra Improved Plow Steel) breaking strength approximately 15% over I.P.S. (Improved Plow Steel).