Advantages of the Plasma Rope
Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Company has been in business for the last 35 years. During that time we have seen plasma ropes take an increasing role in many industrial applications as more people discover their benefits. Here are some of the benefits of plasma rope over steel wire ropes.
One of the advantages of the plasma rope is that the risk of injury when it snaps is reduced. This is because the rope does not store any energy when under strain. Steel wire ropes on the other hand store a lot of energy and will snap and whiplash, and this can cause injuries to bystanders, or damage goods or equipment.
Plasma ropes are up to eight times lighter than steel wires ropes. Its lighter weight makes it easier to handle and this also increases its safety. In certain operations it may require a good number of people to carry the steel wire rope.
Not only are plasma winch lines light they are also very strong. They have a very high strength to weight ratio compared to a steel rope. It has eight times lighter than a steel winch line of the same length.
Easy to Use
Handling is much easier because it is not as rough on the palm of your hands as steel winch lines are. Its lightness makes it easy to carry around.
Plasma ropes also have the highest abrasion resistance of any fiber. They are therefore long lasting and require little maintenance which can save time.
At Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Company, we fabricate our plasma rope with the highest quality material to ensure that the product you order is of an exceptional quality. Review our website and extensive product selection to determine which rope product will fit your application.
With rope and plasma rope you want the above qualities working for you. We provide products that meet the required safety standards and that make your lifting and rigging tasks as easy as possible.
Be sure to contact us with any questions or to discuss your application or project needs.
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