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How to Safely Apply Wire Rope Clips to Wire Rope Assemblies

This video shows you how to safely apply wire rope clips to wire rope assemblies. Depending on the size of your assembly, two to three wire rope clips are generally required. See below for a full transcript of the video.      For more information on the differences among wire rope clips and how to choose the correct one, see our How […]

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Why use a wire rope thimble?

Anytime a wire rope is bent so it can be attached to a hanging point, there is a risk that the eye could be crushed. The addition of a wire rope thimble to the eye protects the rope by guiding it into a natural curve and creating an extra layer of support. Adding this protection not […]

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Customer Photos: Wire Rope in Military Vehicle Restoration

We were happy to hear from Bob in New York, when he let us know he received his order of 6×37 wire rope and was impressed with the product. But we were really intrigued when he told us he was going to be installing the wire rope on his 1953 M37 Military Vehicle he was […]

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Coated Cable

US Cargo Control offers 7×19 coated cable in stainless steel and galvanized finishes.  These coated cables are composed of 7 strands with 19 wires per strand, producing a cable that offers flexibility and superior resistance to corrosion.  As a coated cable, the protection intensifies, adding an extra layer to fend off dirt, grit, moisture and […]

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Stainless Steel Aircraft Cable

  Stainless steel aircraft cable  from US Cargo Control comes in an aircraft cable type 304 or type 316 stainless steel finish.  Type 304 stainless steel aircraft cable is excellent at resisting corrosion.  The 7×19 construction of the cable provides flexibility and strength.  Type 316 cable provides the highest level of protection against corrosion.  Commonly referred […]

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Stainless Cable

  US Cargo Control offers a wide variety of stainless cable to fit your application.  Stainless cable can be found in the 6×19, 6×37 and 7×19 classes.  Stainless cable consists of wires, strands, and a core formed into a spiral pattern, which creates a strong, durable rope.  It’s excellent for outdoor use or harsh conditions […]

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IWRC Wire Rope

US Cargo Control carries a wide variety of wire rope for your application.  IWRC wire rope or independent wire rope core refers to the construction of the core of a wire rope.  When the outer strands of wire are wrapped around a steel core, it reduces stretch and increases the strength of the wire rope.  […]

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7×19 Wire Rope

7×19 wire rope from US Cargo Control is an excellent general purpose steel cable.  Also referred to as aircraft cable, the construction includes 7 strands with 19 wires per strand in galvanized steel, creating a smaller diameter cable that is flexible and resistant to corrosion.  With many sizes and styles available, US Cargo Control is […]

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Hoist Cable

US Cargo Control offers hoist cable in a wide variety of classes and finishes for nearly any application.  Using wire rope for a hoist cable is ideal in most situations since it is best in outdoor environments, remaining consistent in wet and dry climates.  Our category of  hoist cable includes 304 stainless steel, galvanized and […]

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Plastic Coated Cable

Plastic coated cable from US Cargo Control comes in 7×19 Stainless Steel or Galvanized finish.  A 7 strand with 19 wires per strand construction results in a cable that is flexible and creates excellent resistance to corrosion.  Adding a plastic coating adds a layer of protection that shields your cable from abrasions.  Plastic coated cable […]

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Stranded Cable

US Cargo Control offers a wide variety of stranded cable for a variety of jobs.  Available in class 6×19, 6×37, 7×19 and as a specialty wire rope, US Cargo Control is sure to have the stranded cable wire rope you need.  Stranded cable  consists of wires, strands, and a core formed into a spiral pattern, […]

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Crane Cable

US Cargo Control offers wire rope for many uses including crane cable.  There are many different lines of cable on a crane and all have specific characteristics and uses.  There are wire ropes for main lines, auxiliary lines, hoist lines, tag lines, among many more.  Available in 6×19 and 6×37 classes, these cables will give […]

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