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The Beauty of Flaming Hula-Hoops (Accomplished Using Wire Strand)

Posted by David Karbin | Tue, Oct 14, 2014 @ 09:36 AM | 0 Comments


We at Lexco Cable are always excited and amazed to find a new or unique use for many of our cable assemblies.  One customer, Synergy FlowArts came to us to help them supply cable in keeping with safety and integrity requirements of their products.

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Lexco Cable and Pull Testing for Wire Rope Assemblies

Posted by David Karbin | Mon, Sep 15, 2014 @ 09:24 AM | 0 Comments

Pull testing is an effective means of testing the strength of wire rope assemblies to ensure they meet the specific requirements of the customer’s application. That’s why Lexco Cable offers these services for our customers. We can proof load to a percentage of the break strength or we can perform a fully destructive pull test to determine at what point a cable assembly meets its limits.

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Laser Marking and Traceability for Cable Assemblies

Posted by David Karbin | Wed, Aug 20, 2014 @ 03:05 PM | 0 Comments

According to ISO 8402, traceability in manufacturing represents "the ability to trace the history, application, or location of an entity by means of recorded identifications." Our customers sometimes require the added peace of mind that this capability provides. It’s for this reason that Lexco Cable actively utilizes a variety of technologies including laser marking to ensure its parts can match the requirements of customers.

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New Cable Replacement Guides from Lexco

Posted by David Karbin | Wed, May 21, 2014 @ 12:33 PM | 0 Comments


At Lexco, we firmly believe that a little bit of knowledge can go a long way. That is why we are excited about the release of our latest set of guides to various industrial cable replacements. 

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Getting Wire Rope over a Barrel

Posted by David Karbin | Wed, Apr 23, 2014 @ 03:07 PM | 0 Comments

(BarrelEnterprises.com customer spotlight)

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Austin YMCA Project Puts Cable from Lexco to Good Use

Posted by David Karbin | Thu, Apr 10, 2014 @ 10:26 AM | 0 Comments

There’s an experiment in community enhancement going on in Texas that we’d like to promote a little here. A small design firm in Austin is leading a novel partnership between public and private entities to create a sustainable community garden on public land to be managed by a private charitable organization. The North Austin YMCA Community Garden could be a model for future environmentally friendly urban resource projects, not just in the Texas capital but around the country. And we’ve got a hand in it, too.

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Making Music with Wire Rope (TrickDrums.com customer spotlight)

Posted by David Karbin | Fri, Mar 28, 2014 @ 12:28 PM | 0 Comments

Wire rope assemblies are a staple in construction, manufacturing, and other applications across a range of industries, and our company has been designing and fabricating cables and ropes since 1978. There is one function they serve that many people do not expect: mechanical cables help make music.

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Wire Rope Assembly Testing Ensures Quality

Posted by David Karbin | Thu, Feb 06, 2014 @ 10:00 AM | 0 Comments

To ensure the quality and strength of your cable assembly or prototype, Lexco Cable offers pull-testing and proof-loading services. These tests supplement engineering calculations and material certifications to establish the strength of our products. The most commonly tested cables are fall protection cables, military cable assemblies, and any critical load bearing cables.

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How Steel Cable Supports the Super Bowl SkyCam

Posted by David Karbin | Wed, Jan 15, 2014 @ 08:07 AM | 0 Comments

When you’re watching a football game, you’re not supposed to notice the cameras. But with the Super Bowl approaching, and the world's attention on the biggest game in American sports, let's look at how the game is captured. It's all run by an ingenious system rigged with the same super-reliable steel cable that we provide everyday to our customers.

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Cable + Hops = Beer

Posted by David Karbin | Tue, Dec 10, 2013 @ 09:00 AM | 10 Comments

The art of micro beer brewing as well as home beer brewing have become a popular pastime in the U.S. over the past decade.  Many small breweries have opened across the country creating artesian and specialized beers.

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