Rope sheave | Article about rope sheave by The Free Dictionary
rope sheave[′rōp ‚shēv]
A grooved wheel, usually made of cast steel or heat-treated alloy steel, used for rope drives.
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SKF has developed a rope sheave
unit for paper machines that incorporates a new bearing unit that does not need to be re-lubricated or otherwise maintained during its time in operation.
For true vertical lift, the unit's twin-rope configuration minimizes horizontal movement during load lift and lowering for increased positioning accuracy with less wear on ropes, rope sheaves
and rope drums.
Polyamide wire rope sheaves
provide increased rope life.