Wire Rope Design Factor
The ratio between documented minimum breaking strength and the working load limit as applied to wire rope and slings. ]
NOTE: This term should not be confused with design safety factor defined in 3.1.5.
Source: API SPEC 7K, Drilling and Well Servicing Equipment Upstream Segment, Fifth Edition, June 2010 (August 2010). Global Standards
Source:API SPECIFICATION 7K, Drilling and Well Servicing Equipment, Sixth Edition, December 2015. Global Standards