What is OIPEEC?

OIPEEC is a worldwide association of scientists, experts, researchers, manufacturers and users dedicated to study properties and behavior of wire and fiber ropes.

OIPEEC collects and disseminates studies related to a wide range of applications such as, elevators, cranes, ropeways, rope for construction, large mooring lines, hoisting ropes for mines, deep-water lifting ropes, and industrial ropes.

OIPEEC promotes works covering all aspects of rope technology including design, selection, degradation, inspection, endurance and discard.

Established in 1963, OIPEEC currently has over 100 members from more than 25 countries.

Singapore Stadium - Moving Roof


Track radius: env. 200 m / Stroke: 40 m / Opening / Closing time: 20 minutes / Velocity: 2,5 m/min (0.042 m/s) / Hauling force per panel: 450T / 2 x 4 ropes: 50 mm