Specific Flaws To Look For During An Inspection Of Wire Rope Used In Overhead Cranes

No matter the rated capacity of an overhead crane, the lifting strength of any type of hoist is only as good as the integrity of its lifting cable. A weakened or poorly maintained cable, which is composed of wire rope, could lead to disastrous failure that can be costly in terms of dollars and lives lost. That's why it is critical that wire rope be properly inspected. A close inspection will reveal early warning signs that failure may be imminent. [Read More]