Balance ropes in service
CIM Bulletin, Vol. 76, No. 859, 1983
JAMES H. SAVORY, Wire Rope Industries Ltd., Montreal, Quebec
In recent years, there has become a growing interest toward a better understanding of balance rope behaviour. With this in mind, the author will present a comprehensive summary of field experience, as wejl as conclusions. In presenting this overview, it is the intent to stimulate further interest as well as provide a framework from which further in-depth investigation can be initiated.
Topics which will be covered include rope cores, lubrication practices, loop dividers, rope failures, etc.
Equipment, Maintenance, Balance ropes, Rope cores, Lubrication, Loop dividers, Rope failures, Rope installation