Beloretsk Iron and Steel Works has supplied trial batches of steel ropes with polymer to Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works and Izhstal.
Such ropes are used in crane machinery.
BMK has produced new 8-strand ropes with polymer coating of metal core according to European standards.
One of the ropes, with the diameter of 24 mm has been installed at the furnace crane in the electric arc furnace shop of Izhstal. Another, with the diameter of 22 mm, is being used in the electric bridge crane of the ChMK rolling shop No. 1. (Ukrainian metal)