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How the D:d Ratio Impacts Cable Service Life over Pulleys

Cables experience inevitable fatigue during their working life. While some environmental factors contribute to expedited wear, such as exposure to corrosive salts or acids, pulleys also play a significant role in this lifespan. One specific engineering concept, called the D:d ratio, helps extend this cycle life by matching the ideal pulley diameter to a corresponding cable diameter. Here is a closer look at how the D:d ratio functions.

Three Reasons to Specify MS21251 Turnbuckles

Loos is listed with the US Government as a qualified producer of connectors and fittings for...

Why You NEED a Quality Cable Cutter (and What the Pros Use)

Aircraft cables and small diameter wire ropes usually consist of several strands of small...

Why Sheave Maintenance is Essential

Pulleys and sheaves are the mechanisms that allow wire rope to turn corners and hoist heavy...

Loosnaples.com Is Your Source For Locoloc Tool Manuals

One of our many goals here at Loos & Co., Inc Cableware Division is to make it easy to find all...

What's the Difference Between SL-S720 and HC-S724H Battery-Powered Cable Cutters?

Our battery-powered cable cutters are designed to cleanly cut through the toughest steel cable...

Machining Custom Products: Choose The Best Metal

Loos Precision Products has experience machining all types of ferrous and nonferrous material,...

Locoloc® Hand Swaging Kits: Be Prepared For Any Job

Did you know that our Cableware Division offers complete swaging kits in addition to individual...

Loos Precision Products Offer Machined Excellence

From aerospace to medical, and industrial to commercial, Loos Precision Products offers...

Seven Custom Pulley Material Choices That Can Improve Performance

If you manufacture electrical wire & cable, medical tubing, optical fibers or similar products,...