Cerclage Wire and Wire Cables: A Comparison

  title={Cerclage Wire and Wire Cables: A Comparison},
  author={Reiner Labitzke},
All those who are still bound to using cerclage wire, either by regulations, tradition, or simply from force of habit, are well advised to weigh up the results of a comparative mechanical test of wires and cables. Based on experiments it is actually possible to determine various grades of quality. The first attempts were made in 1974 together with K. Bowe from the Institut fur Werkstoffkunde at the Ruhr University in Bochum. At that time we tested conventional and bilateral tension bandings on… CONTINUE READING