Análisis de falla en cable de acero

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E. A. Ossa
M A. Paniagua

Keywords

wire ropes, failure analysis, mechanical testing, metallography, fractography.

Abstract

This paper describes the failure analysis of two wire ropes fractured during normal working conditions. The failure was caused by a load well below the nominal maximum resistance of the ropes. Optical microscopy indicated fatigue failure of one of the cables.

MSC: 81.70.Bt

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