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  North America (USA, Canada) Support and Service:
Justin Brown
3070 Universal Drive
Mississauga, ON
L4X 2C8
Phone: 1 877 864 1050
  International Sales and Service:
Sven Balbiani
PYTHON High Performance Wire Rope, WDI GmbH
Drahtseilwerk Dortmund
Weidenstrasse 60
D-44147 Dortmund
+49 (0) 231 8 59 82 44
+49 (0) 231 8 59 82 18
+49 (0) 170 6 39 70 74
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API Certification Python Plant Dortmund, Germany

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Mobile Crane Rope Installation Guide
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Wire rope is a very complex machinery element which primary function is the transmission of tensile forces. Its basic constructional design allows repeated changes in the direction of pull through reeving systems incorporating drums and sheaves.

General purpose rope constructions are standardized in national (ASTM, CSA) and international standards (ISO).

However, the increasing demand for higher breaking strength, greater flexibility, better rotation resistance, and extended rope life cannot be met by such general purpose rope constructions.

The discrepancy between expectation and operating 'reality' has led to the development of PYTHON® High Performance rope constructions which, amongst other features, offer significantly improved operating life. This has been achieved through adaptation of engineered rope geometry and purpose designed manufacturing processes.

WDI, located in Germany, has taken a leading role in the development of High Performance PYTHON® Wire Rope as further described in this web-site.

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