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    Steel wire rope - Application guide

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1985

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 2759-1985 STEEL WIRE ROPE-APPLICATION GUIDE
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    7 - SECTION 1. SCOPE AND GENERAL
    7 - 1.1 SCOPE.
    7 - 1.2 APPLICATION.
    7 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS.
    7 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS.
    8 - SECTION 2. SELECTION
    8 - 2.1 GENERAL.
    8 - 2.2 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES.
    8 - 2.3 TEMPERATURE.
    8 - 2.3.1 High temperature effects.
    8 - 2.3.2 Low temperature effects.
    8 - 2.4 WORKING LOAD.
    8 - 2.4.1 General.
    8 - 2.4.2 Factors of safety.
    9 - 2.5 CONSTRUCTION.
    10 - 2.6 METHOD OF MEASURING DIAMETER OF WIRE ROPES
    11 - SECTION 3. STORAGE AND HANDLING
    11 - 3.1 STORAGE.
    11 - 3.2 UNCOILING AND HANDLING
    12 - SECTION 4. CUTTING AND FITTING
    12 - 4.1 ROPE END PREPARATION.
    12 - 4.2 WHIPPING.
    12 - 4.2.1 Purpose.
    12 - 4.2.2 Whipping wire.
    12 - 4.2.3 Length.
    12 - 4.2.4 Long whipping.
    12 - 4.2.5 Short whipping.
    12 - 4.3 INITIAL OPERATION.
    15 - SECTION 5. ROPE FITTINGS AND THEIR EFFICIENCIES
    15 - 5.1 CHOICE OF FITTINGS AND END ATTACHMENTS.
    15 - 5.2 TYPES OF FITTINGS.
    15 - 5.2.1 General.
    15 - 5.2.2 Wedge grip capels.
    15 - 5.2.3 Sockets.
    15 - 5.2.4 Swaged end fittings.
    15 - 5.2.5 Hand-spliced eyes.
    15 - 5.2.6 Clips and grips.
    16 - 5.2.7 Wedge-type sockets.
    18 - SECTION 6. SOCKETING
    18 - 6.1 SOCKETS.
    18 - 6.1.1 General purpose sockets.
    18 - 6.1.2 Strand sockets.
    18 - 6.2 RESIN SOCKETING.
    18 - 6.3 METAL SOCKETING.
    18 - 6.3.1 General.
    18 - 6.3.2 Socketing metal.
    18 - 6.3.3 Socketing procedure.
    21 - SECTION 7. SPLICING
    21 - 7.1 SPLICING TOOLS.
    21 - 7.2 TUCKING LENGTHS FOR EYE SPLICES.
    22 - 7.3 NUMBER OF TUCKS FOR EYE SPLICES.
    22 - 7.3.1 General.
    22 - 7.3.2 Ordinary lay-slings, anchorages and standing rigging.
    22 - 7.3.3 Ordinary lay-crane ropes.
    22 - 7.3.4 Lang’s lay ropes.
    22 - 7.3.5 Bordeaux connection splices (6-strand).
    22 - 7.4 PREPARATIONOF ROPE FOR SPLICING AN EYE.
    24 - 7.5 TUCKING METHOD.
    24 - 7.5.1 General.
    25 - 7.5.2 First set of tucks.
    25 - 7.6 TUCKING SEQUENCEFOR FIVE-TUCKEYE SPLICES.
    25 - 7.6.1 Different methods.
    28 - 7.6.2 Method No 1.
    30 - 7.7 NON-ROTATING ROPE EYE SPLICES.
    30 - 7.7.1 General.
    30 - 7.7.2 Preparation of rope for splicing.
    30 - 7.7.3 Tucking sequence for 18 x 7 non-rotating ropes.
    33 - 7.7.4 Tucking sequence for 34-strand non-rotating ropes
    33 - 7.8 LONG SPLICING.
    33 - 7.8.1 General.
    33 - 7.8.2 Length of splice.
    36 - 7.8.3 Method of splicing.
    40 - 7.8.4 Long splices in wire rope cored or steel strand cored ropes.
    40 - 7.8.5 Long splices in flattened strand ropes.
    41 - SECTION 8. DIMENSIONS OF SHEAVES, DRUMS AND ANCHORAGES
    41 - 8.1 GROOVES FOR SHEAVES AND DRUMS.
    41 - 8.1.1 Round grooves.
    41 - 8.1.2 V-grooves.
    41 - 8.2 DIAMETER OF SHEAVES AND DRUMS.
    41 - 8.3 DIAMETER OF DEAD EYES OR END ANCHORAGES.
    41 - 8.4 RADIAL BEARING PRESSURES.
    41 - 8.4.1 General.
    41 - 8.4.2 In a crane.
    41 - 8.4.3 Other than in a crane.
    43 - SECTION 9. ROPES USED ON DRUMS
    43 - 9.1 ARRANGEMENT OF ROPE ON DRUMS.
    43 - 9.2 ROPE ANCHORAGES.
    44 - 9.3 FLEET ANGLES.
    44 - 9.4 DRUM CAPACITY.
    47 - SECTION 10. LUBRICATION OF WIRE ROPES IN SERVICE
    47 - 10.1 GENERAL.
    47 - 10.2 CLEANING.
    47 - 10.3 APPLICATION OF LUBRICANTS.
    47 - 10.4 TYPE OF LUBRICANT.
    48 - 10.5 CHARACTERISTICS OF LUBRICANTS.
    49 - SECTION 11. ROPE INSPECTION
    49 - 11.1 REGULAR INSPECTION.
    49 - 11.2 SPECIAL INSPECTION.
    49 - 11.3 FREQUENCY.
    49 - 11.4 INSPECTION LOG.
    49 - 11.5 POSITIONS.
    49 - 11.6 INTERNAL INSPECTIONS.
    54 - SECTION 12. ROPE DISCARD
    54 - 12.1 GENERAL.
    54 - 12.2 FRACTURED STRANDS.
    54 - 12.3 BROKEN WIRES.
    54 - 12.3.1 Numberof wire breaks.
    58 - 12.3.2 Rate of increase of wire breaks.
    58 - 12.3.3 Wire breaks at terminations.
    58 - 12.3.4 Localized groupings of wire breaks.
    58 - 12.3.5 Tensile breaks.
    58 - 12.3.6 Abrasion breaks.
    58 - 12.3.7 Fatigue breaks.
    58 - 12.3.8 Martensitic failures.
    58 - 12.4 PLASTICDEFORMATION.
    59 - 12.5 PHYSICALDAMAGE.
    59 - 12.6 HEAT OR ELECTRIC ARCING.
    59 - 12.7 CORROSION.
    62 - 12.8 WEAR.
    63 - 12.9 STRETCH.
    63 - 12.10 REDUCTIONOF ROPE DIAMETER.
    63 - 12.11 DECREASED ELASTICITY.
    63 - 12.12 DEFORMATION.
    63 - 12.12.1 General.
    63 - 12.12.2 Flattened portions (See Figs. 12.12.2(A) to 12.12.2(C)).
    63 - 12.12.3 Bends (See Fig. 12.12.3).
    63 - 12.12.4 Kinks (See Figs 12.12.4(A) to 2.12.4(C)).
    66 - 12.12.5 Local diameter decrease (See Fig. 12.12.5).
    66 - 12.12.6 Local diameter increase (See Figs 12.12.6(A) and 12.12.6(B)).
    66 - 12.12.7 Scrubbing (See Figs 12.12.7(A) and 12.2.7(B)).
    66 - 12.12.8 Core extrusion (See Fig. 12.12.8).
    66 - 12.12.9 Birdcaging (See Figs 12.12.9(A) to 12.12.9(E)).
    66 - 12.12.10 Waviness (See Figs 12.12.10(A) and 12.12.10(B)).
    66 - 12.13 USE ON DRUMS.
    66 - 12.14 USE ON SHEAVES.
    73 - APPENDIX A - DEFINITIONS RELATING TO STEEL WIRE ROPES AND THEIR APPLICATION
    79 - INDEX

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    Sets out recommended procedures for the selection, storage, handling, maintenance, use, inspection and discard of helically laid steel wire ropes and provides a guide to recommended and established Australian practices for people who work with, handle, and maintain steel wire ropes.

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    This standard describes recommended procedures for the selection, storage, handling, maintenance, use, inspection, and discard of helically laid steel wire ropes.

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    Committee ME-025
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    Under Revision see DR 01306

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