Análisis de falla en cable de acero

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E. A. Ossa
M A. Paniagua


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


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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