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# COUNT

 The number of openings per linear inch in a wire cloth.

## Related Terms

### MESH

1. A size of screen or of particles passed by it in terms of the number of openings occurring per linear inch in each direction. Also known as mesh size. 2. A set of branches forming a closed path in a network so that if any one branch is omitted from the set, the remaining branches of the set do not form a closed path. Also known as loop. 3. Engagement or working contact of teeth of gears or of a gear and a rack.

### CONSTRUCTION

1. The number of strands in a wire rope and the number of wires in a strand; expressed as two numbers separated by a multiplication sign. 2. Putting parts together to form an integrated object. 3. The manner in which something is put together.

### OFF-COUNT MESH

A mesh in a wire cloth in which the count is not the same for both directions.

### PIECEWISE LINEAR SYSTEM

A system for which one can divide the range of values of input quantities into a finite number of intervals such that the output quantity is a linear function of the input quantity within each of these intervals.

### S.W.L.

Safe working load limit. Diameter squared x 8 x 2000 = SWL (lbs). Diameter squared x 8 = SWL (tons)

### RIGHT LANG LAY

Both wires and strands are laid right handed.

### HAWSER

Synthetic or natural fibre rope or wire rope used for mooring, warping and towing.

### LANG LAY WIRE ROPE

Wire rope that has its strands and wires wound in the same direction

### I.W.R.C.

Independent wire rope core. For sudden heavy loads. Centers of wire rope, the strands are wrapped around. Holds the shape of the rope and supports the strands. Wire core.

### ROPE LAY

Direction the wires and strands rotate

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