Ropes for Drum and Koepe Friction Hoists

CIM Bulletin, 1963

THE object of this paper is to present the various facts that have been revealed during lengthy investigations into the performance of all types of ropes on different hoi sting installations. It then goes on to suggest means by which most of these findings could be usefully employed to obtain more economical rope lives with increased safety.
Keywords: British Ropes Limited, drums, factor of safety, modulus of elasticity, safety factor, Corrosion, Hoisting, Installation, Lubricants, Regulations, Rope, Ropes, Safety, Safety factors, Shafts