Wear Patterns and Discard Criteria of Dragline Hoist and Drag Ropes
RoundTable – WIRE ROPE DISCARD CRITERIA - Zurich 1989
The paper presents the results of a study undertaken at the University of Alberta, and intended to identify the typical wear patterns and discard criteria for hoist and drag ropes of walking draglines, used in strip mines of North America, It includes description and discussion of the typical rope wear patterns, identifies the rope constructions which are most suitable for the subject applications, and proposes appropriate rope discard criteria.
Author(s): T.S. Golosinski & W. Cholewa