Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 255–259 | Cite as

Nondestructive Assessment of Full Locked Coil (FLC) Ropes in Cage and Skip Winders

  • Debasish Basak
  • Srimanta Pal
  • Dipak Chandra Patranabis
Case History


Magnetic nondestructive evaluation is being used to assess the condition of full locked coil ropes used in cage and skip winders. Four locked coil ropes were studied for a period of 4 years. This paper focuses on the determination of the in situ condition of full locked coil ropes in cage and skip winders throughout this 4-year period.


Flaws Full locked coil Nondestructive evaluation 



The authors are grateful to Director, CMRI, Dhanbad, India for his kind permission to publish the paper. The views expressed in the paper are of the authors and not of the organizations they serve.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Debasish Basak
    • 1
  • Srimanta Pal
    • 2
  • Dipak Chandra Patranabis
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Electrical LaboratoryCentral Mining Research InstituteDhanbadIndia
  2. 2.Electronics & Communication Sciences UnitIndian Statistical InstituteKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Department of Instrumentation and Electronics EngineeringJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia
  4. 4.Heritage Institute of TechnologyKolkataIndia

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