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1.6mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope

$0.59$248.88 Includes GST

1.6mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope

$0.59$248.88 Includes GST

1.6mm Marine Grade Stainless Steel Wire Rope. This diameter of Stainless Steel Wire Rope is primarily used in off shore fishing, hanging/display, shop fitting, industrial design and control cables. 7×7 and 7x19wire structures are best suited for use in mechanically swaged fittings.

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1.6mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope

This is 1.6mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope – Marine Grade and has virtually no stretch coefficient. Because this diameter has relatively low flexibility, it handles easily. As a result, 1.6mm Stainless Steel Wire Rope has become the standard wire used in shop fitouts in New Zealand and Australia.

Our international supplier produces AISI Mill Certified wire rope. In addition, the certificate is available on request. Their long experience of wire and rope manufacturing enables them to design and manufacture wire and rope with optimal balance between high tensile strength, fatigue resistance, abrasion resistance, and structural stability. The added bonus is that they provide a special treatment for bright and smooth surface of wire and cable to deliver a truly top-shelf, long lasting product that will look new for ages…

Wire Structure:

Three common wire strand constructions are:

  • 1×19 indicates 19 thin wires twisted together in a silky and therefore smooth finish. Consequently, 19 individual wires twisted together construct a single strand of our premium wire. This is the least (low) flexible wire structure. As a result, it is the easiest to keep clean.
  • 7×7 indicates a collection of 49 individual wires grouped as 7 sub-strands of 7 wires each. Consequently, 7 wire bundles twisted together form a single strand. This is more (medium) flexible wire than 1×19. As a result, it is for ‘general purpose’ applications and is most economical because it is commonly available.
  • 7×19 indicates a collection of 133 individual wires grouped as 7 sub-strands of 19 wires each. Consequently, 7 wire bundles of 19 wires twisted together form a single strand. This is our most (high) flexible wire for use in light rigging or installations or control cables rather than balustrade construction. Low Cost Wire does not recommend 7×19 wire for balustrade construction.

…In conclusion, the more wires twisted to make a strand, the more flexible is the strand of wire because it deforms/bends without damage.

Characteristics:

  • Quality: Marine AISI Grade: 316
  • Lay: Right Hand
  • Swaging Method: Hydraulic or Manual
  • Wire Structure: 1×19, 7×19, 7×7
  • Diameter of Wire: 1.6mm

Application & Use

  • First of all, this wire may only be manually or hydraulically swaged.
  • Cutting of the wire is best done using Parrot Beak cutters (collapsing trapezoidal design) rather than shears or a grinder.
  • Terminal Loops are formed with Mechanical fastening or manual swaging. In addition, terminal loops must use stainless steel thimbles (eyelets) to retain the strength of the wire by distributing the load along the entire length of wire in the terminal loop (available here). Recommended for only 7×7 and 7×19 structures
  • Manual swaging is done using Ferrules (or crimps or hand swages) rather than Wire Rope Grips. Nickel Coated Copper is used instead of Aluminum because matching alloys is important. As a result, catastrophic swaging failure will not occur. Aluminium swages WILL cause a dissimilar alloys reaction and as a result corrode the Stainless Steel wire. Low Cost Wire strongly recommends a Light Duty All-in-1 swaging tool. Recommended for only 7×7 and 7×19 structures
  • Hydraulic swaging is done using a hydraulic press either bench mounted or hand held. Hydraulic swaging for architectural purposes may economically use a Professional Hydraulic Swaging Tool while remaining work safe. These tools generate pressure ‘spot’ welds.

Features & Benefits:

  • AISI 316 Marine Grade
  • Precision Manufactured
  • Factory Wrapped & Sealed
  • Cut Lengths -measured, bound, and sealed in plastic
  • Rustproof
  • Available as a coil or a reel. A requirement of less than 150M on a reel needs a special order (please phone first).
  • AISI Mill certificate of alloy composition (copy) available on request for a small additional fee.

WeightN/A
DimensionsN/A
Color

Silver

Material

Stainless Steel

AISI Grade

316

Coating

None

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