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G

  • Galvanize
  • Galvanized Rope
  • Galvanized Strand
  • Galvanized Wire
  • Grades, Rope
  • Grades, Strand
  • Grooved Drum
  • Grooves
  • Guard Rail Cable
  • Guy Line

  • Galvanize
    To coat with zinc to protect against corrosion

    Galvanized Rope
    Rope made of galvanized wire

    Galvanized Strand
    Strand made of galvanized wire

    Galvanized Wire
    Wire coated with zinc

    Grades, Rope
    Classification of wire rope by its breaking strength. In order of increasing breaking strengths they are Iron, Traction, Mild Plow Steel. Plow Steel, Improved Plow Steel, Extra Improved Plow Steel

    Grades, Strand
    Classification of strand by its breaking strength. In order of increasing breaking strengths they are Common, Siemens Martin, High Strength and Extra-high Strength. A Utilities grade strand is also made to meet special requirements

    Grooved Drum
    Drum with grooved surface to accommodate and guide the rope

    Grooves
    Depressions in the periphery of a sheave or drum for positioning and supporting a rope

    Guard Rail Cable
    A galvanized wire rope or strand erected along a highway

    Guy Line
    Strand or rope, usually galvanized, for holding a structure in position