ORIGINAL ROPE DIAMETER

The table below gives manufacturer's data for a range of general engineering ropes which bracket the measured size information.  Which rope diameter and breaking force do you think are the most likely choices for the rope as supplied?

Nominal Rope Diameter

(mm)

Estimated Mass

(kg/m)

Estimated Breaking Force

(kN)

1770 MPa Grade

Outer Wire Diameter

(mm)

18

19

20

22

24

26

1.254

1.424

1.564

1.868

2.192

2.556

188

215

236

282

332

388

1.12

1.20

1.24

1.36

1.48

1.60

 

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