One must conform to good universal practices while working with wire ropes. Frequent inspection and preventive maintenance is must to ensure a long service life. Wire Ropes are meant to undertake rigorous loads through extreme hostile environments.
Wire Ropes are built to fulfill a particular purpose that is defined by the key attributes like its construction, properties and coating. A rope can only move in an intended set way that validates its purpose and establishes its end use. Pushing a rope past its set limits jeopardize the safety of man and material involved, thus load should be set under permissible work limits.