Specifications + Materials

Specifications

Strand Core is your wire rope, cables + strand supplier of choice for military, O.E.M. or international specifications. Member of Associated Wire Rope Fabricators Organization.

 

Specifications Description
MIL-DTL-83420
QPL-83420
Wire Rope, Flexible, For Aircraft Control (Supersedes MIL-W-83420, MIL-C-5424 and MIL-W-1511)
MIL-DTL-87161
QPL-87161
Wire Rope, Non Flexible, For Aircraft Application (Supersedes MIL-W-87161, MIL-W-5693 and MIL-W-6940)
MIL-DTL-18375
QPL-18375
Cable, Steel (Corrosion-Resisting, Non-Magnetic) Flexible, Preformed (For Aeronautical Use) (Supersedes MIL-W-18375)
MIL-DTL-83140
QPL-83140
Wire Ropes, Steel (Stainless Steel) Preformed, Non-rotation, for Aircraft Rescue Hoist and Cargo Handling (Winching) (Supersedes MIL-W-83140)
RR-W-410 Federal Specification for Wire Rope and Strand
ASTM A1023 / A1023M Stranded Carbon Steel Wire Ropes for General Purpose
BMS7-265 Boeing material specification "wire rope for Aircraft controls-flexible"

Materials

Strand Core is your wire rope, cables + strand supplier of choice, manufacturing in various alloys and grades.

Galvanized

Zinc coated Carbon Steel offers minimal corrosion resistance. Material remains ductile over long periods of use. Typically has a higher breaking strength vs. stainless materials

302/304 Stainless

The most common grade of stainless Steel. Provides good corrosion resistance.

316 Stainless

Used widely in the medical and food preparation industries. Very good resistance to corrosion.

Bright Basics

A general purpose wire that is ideal for a broad variety on industrial and commercial uses.

IPS, EIPS, EEIPS

IPS-Improved Plow Steel, EIPS Extra Improved Plow Steel, EEIPS Extra Extra Improved Plow Steel. Very resistant to wear and high in tensile as you "improve" mechanical properties.

Phos Bronze

Brass alloy can be coated used in a variety including the electrical industry

Other Materials

Our Parent Company—CWI—offers many other material grade options including but not limited to Stainless, Nickel, Copper, Brass, Inconel and Monel. Please ask us for special material grade requirements.

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