Like all lifting equipment, steel wire rope requires regular inspections to detect any signs of wear and tear or damage. Rope Watcher™ is a non-destructive device attached to your wire rope that constantly monitors its wear status. 

Rope Watcher™ is a device that continuously monitors the rope and provides updates on its wear condition. It identifies both internal and external defects in the steel wire rope using Magneto-Resistive Technology (MRT), a method that is recognised both nationally and internationally.

Why Use Rope Watcher™?

Rope Watcher™ offers numerous advantages by allowing you to monitor the status of your steel wires conveniently through a mobile application, ensuring that your wires are under continuous observation.


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Increased Safety
Rope Watcher™ examines steel wire ropes proficiently and securely, enhancing the safety of operations and reducing accidents and production interruptions.

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24/7 Inspection
The Rope Watcher™ device diligently inspects your steel wire rope around the clock and alerts you of any damage or significant wear and tear.

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Cycle Management
Rather than relying on guesswork to decide when to replace the ropes, sustainable decisions can be made by anticipating and planning the rope change.

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Reduced Downtime
There is no need to dismantle the rope for inspection; quick, accurate results keep your operations on track.

Remote Inspections and Alert System

Rope Watcher™ operates as a continuously connected MRT system, facilitating on-demand data collection, track preservation, and remote file sharing. This enables in-depth rope analysis, diagram acquisition, personal computer download, and comprehensive report generation. If the rope’s condition necessitates additional examination (indicated by a yellow or red area), a more detailed inspection is required to ascertain the rope’s actual state. This alert system necessitates a calibration process to ensure accurate data interpretation.

Automated Testing

A skilled CERTEX Lifting service technician will permanently affix the Rope Watcher™ to the wire rope to allow the device to continuously monitor and record real-time data from the steel wire rope as it passes through. Users can monitor changes in the steel wire rope through a user interface connected to the software and receive notifications when alterations occur. 

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