8×19 Classification Wire Ropes

Standard constructions are regular lay and either 19 Seale or 25 Filler Wire. The size relationship between strands and core gives these wire ropes increased bendability over 6 strand ropes of the same diameter. It has less crushing resistance than a 6 strand wire rope.
Minimum Breaking Force and weights for 8 x 19 IPS classification ropes

8×19 Classification Wire Ropes

Minimum Breaking Force and Weights for for Flex-X®6

Approx.
Wt./100 ft
(pounds)
Minimum
Breaking Force
(tons of 2,000 pounds)
Diameter Fiber core IWRC Fiber core IWRC
3/16 0.055 1.33
1/4 0.098 2.35
5/16 0.15 0.18 3.65 4.01
3/8 0.22 0.26 5.24 5.76
7/16 0.30 0.36 7.09 7.80
1/2 0.39 0.47 9.23 10.1
9/16 0.50 0.60 11.6 12.8
5/8 0.61 0.73 14.3 15.7
3/4 0.88 1.06 20.5 22.5
7/8 1.20 1.44 27.7 30.5
1 1.57 1.88 36.0 39.6
1 1/8 1.99 2.39 45.3 49.8
1 1/4 2.45 2.94 55.7 61.3
1 3/8 2.97 3.56 67.1 73.8
1 1/2 3.53 4.24 79.4 87.3