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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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3 Considerations When Designing a Pulley System

Here at Loos and Company, we get questions almost every day asking what size cable to use over a specified pulley, or what size pulley to use with a specific cable diameter or construction. These...

Mar 16, 2023 07:15 AM

A Look into Aircraft, Military, & Lock-Clad Assemblies

If you are interested in cable assemblies, knowing about some of the different types available is crucial. In today’s blog we will be looking at aircraft, military, and lock-clad cable assemblies. We...

Mar 14, 2023 09:45 AM

An Overview of our New Articulated Robot Arm

Loos & Co., Inc. recently invested in new technology that will improve the efficiency of our custom machining process. Like so many of our recent investments, this investment in robotic technology is...

Mar 06, 2023 07:45 AM

A Whale of a Rigging Job

For those of you tempted to taunt a Wright Whale, I have a bit of advice for you:

Mar 02, 2023 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...

Jan 19, 2023 07:30 AM

Knitted Wire Mesh and its Applications

Loos and Company manufactures knitted wire mesh in a variety of sizes for many applications. Whether you are in the automotive, aerospace, or energy production industry, chances are you could find a...

Jan 16, 2023 06:00 AM

3 Factors that Drive Wire Costs

If you order a small soda, you pay less than if you order a large soda. Then why if you buy a small wire are you paying more per pound than if you buy a large wire? What are the factors that...

Jan 11, 2023 07:15 AM

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...

Jan 05, 2023 08:15 AM

Common Questions for Custom Cable Assemblies

You wouldn’t buy your peanut butter in one store and your jelly in another, would you? So why should you buy your cable from one vendor and fittings from someone else? Within our 200,000 square foot...
Jan 03, 2023 07:30 AM

Aircraft Cable Shelf Life

Dec 29, 2022 08:15 AM
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