All synthetic fibre articles

  • Plaia
    Article

    Progress on fibre ropes at WCTS

    2017-10-09T19:50:00Z

    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
    Article

    New synthetic rope innovator

    2009-02-25T10:42:00Z

    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