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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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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

Four Wire Products Offered at Loos & Co

Wire is used in a variety of applications and it can sometimes be confusing to determine which type of wire is best for the job. Even though there are numerous wire products, Loos wants to make your...

Dec 20, 2022 08:15 AM

A Bit of Wire Rope History from History

Here at the HotWire, we often spend time combing through the internet to see what type of wire rope and aircraft cable “stuff” we can find out there. Mostly junk, as I’m sure you’re aware. However,...

Dec 14, 2022 06:15 AM

Tips for Pairing the Right Pulley With the Right Aircraft Cable

Peanut Butter and Jelly. Sonny and Cher. Sunday and Football. Some things were just made to go together. What about peanut butter and meatballs? Charlton Heston and Cher? Sunday and chores? True,...

Dec 05, 2022 08:15 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...

Nov 21, 2022 07:15 AM

Understanding the Different Types of Wire Rope Lay

When it comes to purchasing wire rope, it is important to note that different types of wire rope lay are better in certain applications. The four types of lay are right hand regular lay, left hand...

Nov 03, 2022 08:15 AM

An Overview of our Wire Rope

Here at Loos and Company, our domestically manufactured wire rope is considered to be the best on the market. However, choosing which type of wire rope is best suited for you can be a difficult...

Oct 27, 2022 07:00 AM