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Length of lay, type of lay and direction of lay

Length of lay

The length of lay of a strand is the lead of an external wire measured parallel to the strand’s longitudinal axis as it makes a complete spiral around the axis of the strand.

Length of lay
TYPE OF LAY AND DIRECTION OF LAY

LANG LAY

The wires in the strands have the same direction of lay as the strands in the rope.

ORDINARY LAY

The wires in the strands have the opposite direction of lay as the strands in the rope.

Lang lay
Right-hand zZ
Lang lay
Left-hand sS
Ordinary lay
Right-hand sZ
Ordinary lay
Left-hand zS