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Gym Cables

Bespoke Gym Cables
Bespoke Gym Cables

Wire Rope

7x19 galvanised wire rope construction

Standard Wire Rope

SWR recommend using a 4mm 7x19 Galvanised Wire Rope coated to 5mm in Clear Nylon. However, Other wire ropes and coatings are available on request.

Please note that all gym cables have a tolerance of +/- 15mm

Breaking Loads
Nominal Diameter Approximate Mass Minimum Breaking Loads
1770 Mpa
[mm] [kg/m] [kN] [Kg]
0.034 5.77 588
0.061 10.25 1,045
0.095 16.02 1,633
Upgrade to MaxFlex Cable


MaxFlex© is a plastic-coated steel rope that has been specifically developed for use in weight-lifting equipment. The rope has been tested to 200,000 cycles, which is 50% more than any standard product in the UK. This makes it particularly impressive for commercial equipment thanks to the high level of safety, outstanding performance and low wear.

Wide Range of Stock Available

SWR stock a comprehensive range of nylon coated cables and fittings to suit the major types of gymnasium equipment in the UK. We can supply both single domestic orders, and large commercial orders at very competitive prices.

Bespoke Gym Cable Service

Our in-house wire rope assembly team can produce bespoke cables to order, if you would like to receive a quote please either use the online cable configurator below or contact us and we will be happy to help.

End Fittings

Standard End Fittings

SWR stock a wide range of the most common end fittings - See below.

Loop Thimble Eye Swage Eye* End Stop
Gym Ball Shank Thimble Eye Ball Swage Eye Ball* Gym Bolt


* Not suitable with MaxFlex© rope


Bespoke End Fittings

Don't see your end fitting above? Please contact us, the above isn't an exhustive list of the end fittings we can aquire, so we still may be able to help. Alternatively, you could send in your existing fitting(s) and we may be able to use those to produce a new cable for you.

Gym Cable Configurator

  • Step 1 - Please Specify End Fittings and Length of the assembly

    • End Fitting - A

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      End Fitting - B

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      end A end B
      Wire Rope Length mm

      Please select an option for End A from the dropdown list above

      Please select an option for End B from the dropdown list above

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The Manufacturers


The cables and fittings we supply can be used on all the leading Gym Equipment Manufacturers including: Best Fitness, Body-solid, BodyCraft, Bodymax, BowFlex, CV Fitness, Golds Gym, Kettler, Life Fitness, Marcy, Matrix, Powerline, Powersport, Technogym, Vision, Weider and York.

Three Multi Gym Machines

Requirements Not Listed Above?

SWR produces a wide range of wire rope assemblies in all diameters and constructions with a multitude of fittings to choose from. If your requirements are not shown above, please contact us and we will be happy to assist.




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