I've recently read an email about lubricating cables.
>From my experience as a contractor specializing in the outside high rise
repair and restoration, I spent a lot of time on scaffolds suspended on
You do not oil or soak cables in fuel oil.
There is a specially formulated type of lubricant for cables.
Most cables have fiber wicks at the center of the wraps/braid.
As my life depended on the cables I used the special lubricant.
You may have to contact a scaffolding supplier for the product.
If there is enough interest, I'll go to my old office and obtain the proper
name and number of the product.
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