If the answer is yes to any of these questions, it’s time to purchase new wire rope for your Marine Travelift Boat Hoist.
We are all looking for money saving ideas when it comes to running our businesses. From a service standpoint, wire rope maintenance is one way that every marina or boatyard can find long-term maintenance savings. The wire ropes on your mobile boat hoist make up a critical, and expensive, component of the overall safety and performance of your lift. Replacement of wire ropes is inevitable on any piece of equipment, but the frequency of such a service is completely in your control. To help explain how to extend the life of these important items, it is first important to know their basics.
The wire ropes on your machine have three basic components:
The core is actually a smaller rope, which is similar in looks to the outer strands. Each wire rope is made this way in order to provide maximum lifting strength and to help prevent crushing damage to the outer strands.
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