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Loos and Company has over 50 years of experience in the wire and cable industry. With our knowledge and experience, we can offer the highest quality products available on the market. Our general product lines and capabilities are listed above. As a manufacturer we can provide customized products for any application. If you have any questions or wish to learn more about our products and capabilities, visit our product specific pages or contact us.

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How to Control Erosion

Wire rope is used in a variety of applications, as you are well aware. You can find Loos and Company Wire Rope in everything from dam gates to hoisting slings, and in many other not so obvious...

Apr 18, 2022 08:00 AM

The Do’s and Don’ts of Fitness Cable Repair

Equipment breaking down is always inconvenient. That's why it is good to know what your options are for repair and replacement before something happens. It can be tempting to go with a quick or cheap...

Apr 11, 2022 09:00 AM

The Differences Between Series: LOLON® I, J, & K

Welcome back to our “The Differences Between” Series, where we compare the various types of products offered at Loos and Company. If you have yet to see our blog posts on the other LOLON® plastics,...

Apr 04, 2022 01:00 PM

Everything You Need to Know About Commercial Cable Assemblies

Commercial aircraft cable assemblies come in all shapes and sizes. Here at Loos and Company, our experts are used to answering questions regarding cable assemblies, such as what custom fitting and...

Mar 28, 2022 09:15 AM

The Differences Between Series: LOLON® F, G, & H


Welcome back to “The Differences Between” Series, where we compare the various types of products offered at Loos and Company. If you are yet to see our post in the series about LOLON® A, B, & E,...

Mar 24, 2022 12:30 PM

The Differences Between Series: LOLON® A, B, & E

New to the Loos Hot Wire is our “The Differences Between" series: a new blog program that picks three related products and highlights the varying capabilities of each. Today we are focusing on LOLON®...

Mar 14, 2022 11:30 AM

Wire Rope & Cable Assemblies: Design Questions for Peak performance

When  preparing to quote or build cable assemblies, we ask our customers to provide us with a print that includes, at a minimum, aircraft cable or wire rope material, size, and construction, end...

Mar 07, 2022 07:30 AM

Considerations for Swaging Cable Hardware

Swaging is a term that describes using a compressive force to make a metal flow in a predetermined shape of a die. Swaging is commonly referred to as cold forging as the process of using a...

Mar 03, 2022 01:15 PM

Does Wire Rope Have a Shelf Life?

When retained in storage properly wire rope (steel cable) has an unlimited shelf life.

Feb 28, 2022 07:30 AM

Determine Drum Winding Direction: A Quick and Easy Guide

Smooth drums are a common means of handing and transportation for wire rope and cable. However, special care must be taken to ensure the cable is properly wound around the spool in order to prevent...

Feb 21, 2022 11:15 AM
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