Stainless Steel Wire Rope/Cable Breaking Loads

Minimum Breaking Loads (in kgf)
Cable Size (mm) 1 x 19 316 Rigid Wire Rope 7 x 7 316 Semi Flexible Wire Rope 7/19 316 Flexible Wire Rope
1.0 85 60 60
1.5 190 140 132
2.0 340 250 230
2.5 525 390 380
3.2 860 660 610
4.0 1,340 920 950
5.0 2,100 1440 1,490
6.0 3,030 1910 1,910
8.0 4,870 3,680 3,400
10.0 8400 5750 5,310

n/a = not available as standard

Safe Working Load is 20% of the Breaking Load

See also Stainless Wire Rope/Cable Products