Steel Wire Rope ROPETEX S65

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ROPETEX S65 (and S16) steel wire ropes are the most commonly used type of steel wire ropes in the range from 8 to 38 mm. Both can be used for a variety of applications. Available as S65 with Independent Wire Rope Core (IWRC) or as S16 with Fiber Core (FC). S65 is less flexible but has higher strength and is more dimensionally stable, especially when used on sheaves or drums. S16 is more flexible but has a lower breaking strength.  

Typical applications: 

  • Wire rope sling 
  • Winch rope 
  • Hoisting installations 
  • Lifting applications 
  • Lifting rope 
  • Mooring rope 
  • Towing rope 
  • Cranes 
  • Hoists 

Available in Right Hand Ordinary Lay (RHOL) and Left Hand Ordinary Lay (LHOL). 


  • ROPETEX S16 is a very comparable rope with a Fiber Core (FC) instead of an Independent Steel Wire Rope Core (IWRC); 

  • Rope construction: 6x36WS-IWRC
  • Marking: According to standard
  • Temperature range: -40°C up to +200°C, for operating temperatures between 100°C and 200°C reduce MBF by minus 10 %
  • Standard: EN 12385-4
  • Fill factor: 0,58


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