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January 16, 2023

Have you Seen Strand Core’s Technical Resources Page ? (Continued)

In our last blog post, we looked at three of the topics that can be found on our highly informative technical resources page. If you have yet to see our previous blog, you can check it out here. Today, we want to look at three more topics covered on our resource page that compiles useful information about wire rope products and how products perform in numerous applications. Continue reading to learn about three different categories that can be[…]
January 11, 2023

Have you Seen Strand Core’s Technical Resources Page?

Due to Strand Core's many decades of experience, we have compiled useful information over the years about wire rope products and how products perform in numerous applications. We have compiled this information on a technical resources page. Our resources page has six different topics that are useful in ensuring you choose the suitable wire rope for your application needs and correctly use the wire rope. Continue reading to learn about three of[…]
January 03, 2023

Have you Seen Strand Core’s New Government Sales Page?

December 29, 2022

Have you seen our Newly Updated Aircraft Cable and Wire Rope Webpages?

Strand Core has recently changed its webpage content for our high-quality wire rope and aircraft cable products. Strand Core has been manufacturing wire rope and cable products right in the USA at our Milton, Florida facility for decades. We strongly believe in the sourcing of domestic products, which is why all of our wire rope and aircraft cable products are domestically made and melted here in America. Our products also meet Buy America, Buy[…]
December 20, 2022

How to determine which type of aircraft cable or wire rope you need

From mining and construction to military and aerospace, aircraft cables and wire ropes are used all over the world to lift, pull, and steer heavy material. Though a wide range of cable configurations exist to make these functions possible, not every option may be suitable for your specific application. Before committing to a purchase, take the time to consider which core, construction, and material choices will create the safest and most[…]
December 14, 2022

How Buy American Act changes Affect Made in USA Wire Rope

December 12, 2022

How Important is Keeping Manufacturing Alive in America?

With globalization, we have continued to see a rise in American companies abandoning its domestic manufacturing facilities in favor of cheaper manufacturing costs by outsourcing to other countries. While the tactic is highly profitable, the question that then remains is how this impacts the manufacturing industry in America.
December 05, 2022

How to Use Our Military Specification Cross-Reference Guide

We recently uploaded a cross-reference guide to our website that compares Strand Core Part Numbers to their corresponding military specifications. This chart is free to download at, and includes everything you need to know about the cable construction, lay direction, and part numbers. This blog will walk you through the different pages of our reference material so you can use the guide with confidence.
November 23, 2022

Difference Between Cable Packaging: Hardwood Reels, Plywood + More!

When it comes to types of packaging for wire rope and cable products, there are a wide variety of shipping and packaging options available. In today’s blog we will provide some key differences between coils, plastic reels, plywood reels, and nailed hardwood reels. Continue reading to learn about the different types of packaging available for wire rope and cable.
November 17, 2022


Aircraft cable is the hardest working cable in the world. This wire rope style finds diverse uses in stage rigging, fitness equipment, boat docks, garage doors, bicycle locks, and yes, amazingly, airplanes, particularly aircraft controls. But almost any industry or business can find a use for aircraft cable. If something needs to be held up, this is the go-to wire. Its versatility is the key. Aircraft cable comes in a variety of sizes. Strand[…]