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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 Do you Define Aircraft Cable?

The term aircraft cable is used to denote wire ropes from sizes roughly .047” to .375” and constructions 7x7 and 7x19. Aircraft cable is generally offered in both galvanized and stainless steels and...

Aug 10, 2022 01:15 PM

Aircraft Cable Shelf Life

Aug 09, 2022 01:19 PM

Galvanized Aircraft Cable: Pros & Cons


I often get requests in which the user is not quite sure if they can or should use a galvanized aircraft cable. In most applications, the environment or price point will dictate whether or not ...

Aug 08, 2022 08:00 AM

How Do I Get the Best Cable Service Life Over Pulleys?

Even though the working success of an entire aircraft cable system is much more complex than choosing the correct pulley, understanding aircraft cable performance and longevity in relation to pulley...

Aug 05, 2022 01:15 PM

Distinguishing Between INCONEL® and MONEL®

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between INCONEL® and MONEL®? Do you know what these two alloys are and what they are used for? Perhaps you need one these specialty products and you...

Aug 05, 2022 07:00 AM

Cable Life Line: Safety and Style

It’s that time of year again: sails are being unfurled, hulls are being painted, rigging is being polished. Take a look at your Life Line Cable. Is it looking run down or dirty? Sagging and worse...

Aug 03, 2022 09:00 AM

How Do I Design a Pulley System?

Nearly every day at Loos and Company we receive questions about which size of cable should be used over a certain pulley or what size pulley should be used with a certain construction or diameter of...

Aug 02, 2022 01:15 PM

Have you Seen Loos and Company’s Content Library?

While a large section of our website is dedicated to our high-performance products, we also have a detailed content library with three sections. The three sections of our content library are focused...

Aug 02, 2022 07:45 AM

How To Easily Repair Fitness Cable

When it comes to repairing fitness cable, there are some common mistakes that gym owners, repair professionals, and OEM manufacturers make that leads to constant replacements being needed. In today’s...

Jul 29, 2022 01:15 PM

Glossary of Manufacturing Specification Terms

Here at the Hotwire, we receive numerous questions concerning these terms among others. Seeing as we are going to be exhibiting at the World of Concrete show next week, we figured it was time for a...

Jul 29, 2022 07:30 AM
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