Another case of track rope break-up
RoundTable – ENDURANCE RESEARCH OF WIRE ROPE AND ITS PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS – Glasgow 1985
The subject of this paper is a very intense break-up of second layer of Z wire in a fully locked construction
track rope of an industrial ropeway. It is a fourth paper on the track rope failure, in each case of different character, very much a surprise to all concerned, drawing attention to the vulnerability of the track rope of industrial ropeways to usually unexpected factors.
Author(s): M. Clayton & E.M. Rey