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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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Aircraft Cable Shelf Life

Oct 21, 2020 01:19 PM

How Durometer Impacts The Abrasion Resistance of Coated Aircraft Cable

Poly-vinyl-chloride (PVC) is the most common plastic used to jacket aircraft cable. It offers a desirable balance of cost efficiency and weatherability, making it suitable for a wide range of...

Sep 01, 2020 01:45 PM

What Does it Take To Be a Qualified Producer?

We have mentioned time and time again that we are proud producers of military specification wire rope, strand, and aircraft cable. We take this responsibility very seriously, not only because we...

Jul 15, 2020 07:57 AM

Does Lubrication Affect Cable Strength?

When comparing lubricated cable to nonlubricated cable, it may be tempting to ask yourself, “does lubrication Affect strength?” While the simple answer is no, because it does not change the...

Jul 09, 2020 02:32 PM

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...

Jun 12, 2020 03:51 PM

Power Brush Wire Makes Quick Work of Surface Finishing

Power brush wire is a heavy-duty wire product that can withstand tremendous amounts of wear and tear in the field. It has a high fatigue life, which means it is able to survive the rigors of...

Jun 05, 2020 09:08 AM

Understanding MIL-DTL-6117 Specifications

In addition to complying with a wide range of other military, OEM, and international specifications, Loos and Company is a qualified producer of MIL-DTL-6117 wire rope assemblies. The MIL-DTL-6117...

May 29, 2020 10:55 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...

Apr 05, 2020 01:37 PM

Tensile Strength and Other Technical Considerations for Wire

Here at Loos and Company, we've been manufacturing the highest quality stainless steel and high nickel alloy wire for over 30 years. In this time, it’s safe to say that we have learned a thing or...

Apr 03, 2020 01:40 PM

Not All Wire Rope is Created Equal

While talking to people at a recent trade show it hit me: There is a lack of information in the marketplace concerning the quality of available wire rope . Most people feel that there is one general...

Apr 03, 2020 08:00 AM