Lankhorst Ropes Offers Pre-Tension Service for Steel Wire Rope
Lankhorst Ropes has announced an on-site, spooler rental service for pre-tensioning steel wire rope when installing onto a winch system. The service comprises a mobile tensioner with up to 100T back tension, hydraulic powerpack and control pedestal.
Pre-tensioning rope when loading onto a winch is critical to ensuring longer wire rope service life and safe operation. “It is important to pre-tension to avoid damaging the rope when it is first tensioned during lifting operations. Our pre-tensioner will ensure the wire rope is installed at the correct tension to prevent it ‘diving’ between the rope layers on the winch,” commented Nico Jongkind, Sales Director, Lankhorst Ropes -Steel Wire Ropes Offshore.