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Ropes & Strength Members for Marine, Industrial & Military Applications

151 Commerce Drive
Montgomeryville, PA 18936-9628 

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+1 (215) 368-6611
or send an email to information@phillystran.com

Union ARA-BOOM

  • 10-15 times the service life of wire rope or strand
  • Able to withstand tension-tension fatigue
  • Maintenance-free
  • Lighter, easier to handle during installation
  • Can be tensioned to the same loads as the pendants being replaced
  • Customized to your requirements
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Union’s mid-boom pendants for draglines are parallel aramid fiber ropes with a heavy braided polyester jacket covered with a thick urethane outer coating. Our ARA-BOOM products have demonstrated a life expectancy of 10 to 15 times that of wire rope.

  • Modulus of Elasticity: 10x106  (69 GPa)psi at 10th cycle(1)
  • Termination Strength: 80% of rope Rated Breaking Force
  • Rope Creep Rate: 0.16%(2) stretch under constant load

 


Part No.
Rope Outside
Diameter
in (mm) 
Rated Breaking
Force
lb (kN) 
Jacketed
Rope Weight
lb/ft/ (kg/m) 

End Termination
ARA-BOOM 600 2-5/8
(66.7) 
600,000
(2,669) 
2-1/8
(3.2) 
Resin-filled spelter sockets(3) with molded bend restrictors ESCO L-7013 or equal
ARA-BOOM 685 2-3/4
(69.9) 
685,000
(3,047) 
2-3/4
(4.1) 
Resin-filled spelter sockets(3) with molded bend restrictors ESCO L-7014 or equal
ARA-BOOM 732 3-3/8
(85.73) 
732,000
(3,256) 
3-1/4
(4.84) 
Resin-filled spelter sockets(3) with molded bend restrictors ESCO L-7015 or equal
ARA-BOOM 1000 3-7/8
(98.43) 
1,000,000
(4,448) 
4-1/2
(6.7) 
Resin-filled spelter sockets(3) with molded bend restrictors ESCO L-7018 or equal
ARA-BOOM 1560 4-3/8
(111.13) 
1,560,000
(6,939) 
6
(8.9) 
Resin-filled spelter sockets(3) with molded bend restrictors ESCO L-7021 or equal 

(1) Cycles are 10-40% RBS.
(2) Creep rate based on 5-year continuous load @ 10% RBS. Example: Creep Rate for 80 ft. (24.4 m) assembly for
      5 years@10%=1.54" (39 mm).
(3) Phillystran recommends new sockets.
 
NOTE: Rope data and dimensions are approximated and may vary at time of manufacturing
Araboom


Phillystran manufactures high tenacity fiber ropes, strands, braids and strength members from fibers such as Kevlar®, Twaron®, Technora®, Vectran®, Dyneema® and Zylon®. Phillystran also manufactures polyester ropes for specialized applications. Phillystran products are used worldwide in a broad range of marine, industrial and military rope applications including mooring lines, life lines and winch lines, boat rigging, structural and support lines, power cables and broadcast tower guy cables.