• Elevator Wire Rope Types and Applications

    Elevator Wire Rope Types and Applications A good elevator wire rope will meet the following requirements: Requirements for good elevator wire rope The preconditions for a good elevator wire rope are several. The wire rope must be of adequate strength to protect the traction sheaves from wear. A good elevator wire rope should have a hardness range that is within the nominal strength of the wire. If the wire is too soft, it may cause imprints in the sheave grooves. The wire should be of a proper diameter and length to fit the elevator. Elevator wire ropes usually have a fiber core. These can be natural or synthetic fibers. Fiber…