So what if you do need to attach a sling directly to a wire?
How do common sling materials respond to a range of contaminants? These tests show that perhaps modern Dyneema slings are not as robust as hoped.
A new set of tests checking the strength of some Nylon and Dyneema climbing slings which are more than 10 years old.
We have had a good selection of 8mm nylon accessory cord for decades however these cords have never been seriously considered to be ‘ropes’ for technical rescue because they have had serious limitations in strength and abrasion