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

CONSTRUCTION

OFFCOUNT MESHA mesh in a wire cloth in which the count is not the same for both directions. 
PIECEWISE LINEAR SYSTEMA 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 LAYBoth wires and strands are laid right handed. 
HAWSERSynthetic or natural fibre rope or wire rope used for mooring, warping and towing. 
LANG LAY WIRE ROPEWire 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 LAYDirection the wires and strands rotate 
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