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How do i work out the required diameter of a piece of steel

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How do i work out the required diameter of a piece of steel cable?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  TaxTom replied 7 years ago.
Hello, most steel cable is sold with the breaking strength as part of the listing. For example a 3/64 diameter cable has a breaking point of 270 pounds. You calculate the amount of weight you want to support and choose a cable to support that weight. Here is link to an example of how a company list there cables . These are all in USA measurements and are inches and pounds. Thank You Tom Please click accept.
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