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Lesson 17: Rope Installation

17 Rope Installation

The rope installation must be carried out with the necessary care and work safety when installing a rope. Before installing the rope, the rope construction and the direction of lay with the the winch drum and the rope system should be analyzed. The condition and dimensions of the rope grooves in rums and rope sheaves must be checked to ensure that they comply with the specifications. If the new rope is used with an auxiliary rope of lower diameter, a non-rotating, rope design or a synthetic rope construction can be selected. Will the new rope was pulled in with the old rope, the ends should be connected with a swivel. Twists from the old rope can occur during the pulling process and will eliminated by the swivel.

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