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July 2021 Rope Development and Lubrication

Publication Date: 2021
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This test is based on the article, Rope Development and Lubrication, published in the July 2021 issue and counts as one contact hour (0.1 CEU) of elevator industry continuing education credit. Most courses are approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Learning Objectives:

After reading this article, you should have learned about:

  • All steel wire ropes used in a lifting application should be periodically checked for equal tensions
  • All steel wire ropes used in a lifting application should be periodically checked for the level of lubrication present in the ropes
  • The level of lubrication may vary, but elevator ropes must have lubrication reapplied in a controlled manner if it is found to have dried out
  • If the lubrication is not enough, wire ropes could be damaged; if the lubrication is too much, the effectiveness of traction could be affected
  • After re-lubrication, the elevator must execute several complete round trips and be observed by a technician

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  5. If you scored 80% or above, you can immediately print your certificate of completion. If you fail the exam, you will be given instructions on how to pay a re-take fee and take the exam again.

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