All synthetic fibre articles

  • Plaia

    Progress on fibre ropes at WCTS


    Jim Plaia at Samson will explain technical challenges of using synthetic rope on cranes at the World Crane and Transport Summit

  • FibreMax’s Wilco van Zonneveld holds a 3 m long cable with a 350 tonne breaking capacity, weighing 2

    New synthetic rope innovator


    FibreMax is a new Netherlands-based company specializing in the manufacture of lightweight precision ropes out of synthetic fibres. "By means of a unique endless winding production process we are capable of producing precision cables that are far lighter, stiffer, stronger and thinner than conventional steel wire ropes