Plastic impregnated ropes are recommended for severe crane applications where the rope is exposed to high levels of wear and fatigue and particularly where there is a possibility that abrasive dust, dirt, or corrosive material might penetrate the rope during normal operation.

Plastic impregnated ropes have been successfully used on coal and ore unloaders and also in piling operations.

The steel wire rope is impregnated by a special process whereby the individual strand gaps within the rope are filled with a sealing thermoplastic material forming a protective layer between the individual strands and around the core of the rope.

The end result is a balanced, sealed-lubricated wire rope that provides exceptional performance and extended service life when working under severe operating conditions.

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