7 x 19 Type 304 Stainless Steel Cable

7x19 Stainless Steel Cable
7x19 Stainless Steel Cable Cross Section7x19 Stainless Steel Cable Side View
Category Rating *
Corrosion Resistance: 4/5 Stars
Flexibility: 4/5 Stars
Strength: 4/5 Stars
Ductility & Fatigue Resistance: 4/5 Stars

Conforms to U.S. Federal Specification  RR-W-410H

Commonly used on small diameter pulleys, running rigging on sailboats, exercise equipment, winches and control cables. 7x19 is the best all around cable for most applications.

304 stainless steel cable (also known as 18-8) is the most common type of stainless steel cable. It offers better corrosion resistance, but lower strength than galvanized cable.

For more information, see E-Rigging.com's Wire Rope & Cable Knowledge Base and Stainless Steel Knowledge Base.
Cable Diameter Breaking Strength Working Load Limit (5:1) Design Factor
1/8" 1,760 lbs 352 lbs
3/16" 3,700 lbs 740 lbs
1/4" 6,400 lbs 1,280 lbs
5/16" 9,000 lbs 1,800 lbs
3/8" 12,000 lbs 2,400 lbs