On magnetic examinations of corroded hoist ropes

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 92, No. 1034, 1999

T.S. Golosinski, Mining Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, Missouri A.A. Tytko, University of Mining and Metallurgy, 30-659 Krakow, Poland

The paper discusses the accuracy of magnetic inspections of corroded hoist ropes. It quantifies the error of measured LMA (loss of metallic area) caused by presence in the rope of ferromagnetic products of corrosion. The paper concludes that in mining practice this error is not significant.
Keywords: Equipment, Maintenance, Hoist Ropes, Corrosion.