INSTALL AND RETROFIT​


RETROFITTING YOUR CRANE FOR K-100™ IS SIMPLE AND EASY.

In fact, it can be done in an afternoon with a few simple tools. The benefits of retrofitting are significant and necessary to ensure the longevity of your new K-100 line.


Because of sharp edges and rough surfaces left behind by your previous steel-wire rope, some upfront crane surface preparation is required before installing K-100. To help with this process, Samson has developed two short videos to walk you through it step by step.
 
 
 
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INSTALL PREP/RETROFIT VIDEO (1:21) K-100INSTALLATION VIDEO (1:58)

 

 

 

 

REEVING
 
One of the biggest benefits of K-100 is how fast and easy it is to reeve. In fact,
you’ll find it’s 5X to 8X faster to reeve than steel wire.

HERE’S WHY:
 
Reeving 50 ft. of light, flexible K-100 rope (weighing only 11 lbs.) is much easier than handling 70 lbs. of heavy, inflexible steel wire rope. Since it’s 80 percent lighter than steel wire, K-100 can be reeved by one worker instead of two. Plus, instead of taking up to 30 minutes or longer to reeve a block with two workers, one worker can reeve that same block in five minutes. That improves on the job productivity and saves on labor costs, especially if you’re reeving a line more than once a week.
 
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REEVING RACE (1:57)

 

 


 

 

HASSLE FREE
 
K-100™ IS FLEXIBLE, DURABLE AND LOW MAINTENANCE.
 
If the line dives on the spool and gets crushed or pinched, no worries. As soon as you back out of the dive, the line will eventually spring back to its original shape without birdcaging, cabling, or other permanent damage. And that means less time spent on changeouts due to damaged lines.

Also, since K-100 is naturally slick, it doesn’t require lubrication, saving on grease, mess, and associated maintenance costs.
 
  
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HOISTING HIGH LOAD (1:38)​ ​HOISTING NO-LOAD (0:27)
  

 


 

 

INSPECTION

Inspecting K-100 is a breeze. Compared to steel wire that is heavy and usually covered in grease, K-100 is easy to inspect: It’s lightweight, easy to maneuver and can be handled by just one person during inspections.

External wear is simple to spot. To perform an internal inspection, simply pinch a section, pull it apart, and check it for wear and tear from the inside out. The quality of the inspection is exponentially greater and provides critical information to render an informed decision about the condition of the hoist line.
 
Just how easy is it to inspect? See for yourself. Watch the video now.

 

 

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K-100™ INSPECTION VIDEO (1:17)

 

  

 
 
 
 
 
SAMSON APP


For the iPhone and iPad this handy app features:

  • Inspection and retirement criteria
  • Internal and external abrasion inspection information
  • Splice Instructions

Download it from the Apple Store.

 

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