# How much weight can a 1/4 cable hold?

## How much weight can a 1/4 cable hold?

Breaking strength is 7000 lbs and working load limit is 1400 lbs. Cable weighs 0.11 pounds per foot and adheres to federal specification….Q: [question]

Cable Diameter Breaking Strength Working Load Limit (5:1) Design Factor
1/4″ 7,000 lbs 1,400 lbs
5/16″ 9,800 lbs 1,960 lbs
3/8″ 14,400 lbs 2,880 lbs

## How do you calculate wire rope load capacity?

Formula: SWL (kg) = D2(mm) x 8 For example: Rope dia (D) = 12 mm SWL (kg) = D2 (mm) x 8 = D (mm) x D (mm) x 8 = 12 x 12 x 8 = 1152 kg SWL (t) = 1.15 tonnes The above equation can be reversed to calculate the diameter (D) in millimetres of FSWR needed to lift a given load.

## What is the breaking strength of 1/4 wire rope?

Breaking strength: 6,400 lb. Weighs approximately 0.111 lb/per foot.

## How strong is a 1/4 steel cable?

1/4″ diameter 7×19 type 304 stainless steel cable. 200 ft reel constructed of 7 strands and 19 wires per strand. 7×19 construction makes this cable very flexible. Breaking strength is 6400 lbs and working load limit is 1280 lbs.

## How much does 1/4 wire rope weigh?

6X37 CLASS WIRE ROPE

Nominal Breaking Strength in Tons of 2000lbs (Bright or Drawn Galvanized) Approx. Weight Per Foot (lbs)
Rope Diameter I.P.S. F.C. F.C.
1″ 41.8 1.68
1-1/8″ 52.6 2.13
1-1/4″ 64.6 2.63

## How do you calculate work load limit for rope?

SWL or WLL are calculated by dividing MBL by a safety factor (SF). An example of this would be a chain that has a MBL of 2000 lbf (8.89 kN) would have a SWL or WLL of 400 lbf (1.78 kN) if a safety factor of 5 (5:1, 5 to 1, or 1/5) is used.

## What is the strength of wire rope?

6 x 19 IWRC Wire Rope

6×19 IWRC (Ropes having 15 through 26 wires per strand) Dia. (in.) Breaking Strength (tons) Galvanized IPS
5/16″ 4.12
3/8″ 5.9
7/16″ 8.0
1/2″ 10.35

## What is the breaking strength of wire rope?

6 strand x 19 wire (6×19) – minimum breaking strength, safe loads and weight

Rope Diameter Minimum Breaking Strength
(in) (mm) (lbf)
5/16 8 8520
3/8 9.5 12200
7/16 11.5 16540

## What is working load limit for rope?

Work Load Limits are the load that a rope in good condition with appropriate splices in non-critical applications is subjected to during normal activity. They are normally expressed as a percentage of new rope strength and should not exceed 20% of the stated break strength.

## How strong is 6mm wire rope?

060. A robust & versatile cable 6mm 7×19 construction is a very flexible galvanised steel wire rope with a breaking load limit of 2604kgs. Its high breaking strength makes it an ideal all purpose cable for indoor use.

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