Our solutions for special civil engineering keep your projects on track for success

Wire ropes, spare parts and accessories
for cable excavators, rotary drilling rigs and pile drivers


PFEIFER is your partner for wire ropes and rope accessories in the construction industry. As a renowned manufacturer and assembler, we offer an extensive range of products for cranes and other construction machinery. Whether initial equipment or spare parts - our experts will advise you specifically on your application.

Benefit from our decades of experience as well as our unique technical know-how and worldwide sales network. We select the right rope for your application.

Ropes for rotary drilling rigs

Wire ropes and rope terminations for rotary drills and pile drivers:

Main / auxiliary ropes

Durable and robust rope constructions perfectly adapted to the site conditions and developed in cooperation with an equipment manufacturer specifically for this application.

Feed and other ropes

Rope constructions specially adapted to the winch pulling forces for long-lasting use.

Rope end connections

With detachable end connections such as full thimble, wedge lock or pocket lock, work can be done flexibly and quickly. Designed for maximum service life and safe operation.

Ropes for cable excavator

Wire ropes and rope terminations for crawler cranes with diaphragm wall grabs and draglines:

Crane ropes

Extremely low-torsion crane ropes, extra robust and adapted to construction site conditions.

Gripper ropes

Hoisting and closing ropes specially designed for the new winch traction forces as well as customized ropes.

Rope end connections

Our end connections such as solid thimbles and pocket locks are developed for maximum service life and safe operation. Our recessed pin wedge lock is specially designed for civil engineering and adapted to the new winch pulling forces.

Construction site accessories

Rope accessories and other tools for special civil engineering such as chains, round slings and much more:

Special solutions

Do you have a requirement in foundation engineering for which there is no solution so far? That is the very special challenge for us. We have proven many times that we find individual solutions together with our customers. Because special requirements demand special solutions!


Our products are compatible with equipment from all major machine manufacturers. These include, among others:

  • Sennebogen
  • Liebherr
  • Franki
  • ABI/Delmag
  • uvm.


Alexander-Tower, Berlin

Construction company: Stump-Franki Spezialtiefbau GmbH | PFEIFER products: Grab Ropes | 2020

Port Said Tunnel - Suez Canal Extension, Egypt

Construction company: Züblin Spezialtiefbau GmbH Stuttgart | PFEIFER products: Diaphragm Ropes | 2016

Construction of the 5th lock chamber, Brunsbüttel

Construction company: ARGE Brunsbüttel | PFEIFER products: Various diaphragm and crane ropes for cable excavators, ropes for rotary drilling rigs, several rope accessories | since 2015

Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin

Construction company: ARGE Tacheles (incl. Porr/Stump & Implenia) | PFEIFER products: Various diaphragm and crane ropes for cable excavators, ropes for rotary drilling rigs, several rope accessories | 2019

Construction of the A7 replacement structure, Hamburg

Construction company: ARGE Ersatzneubau K30 (incl. Gebr. Willing GmbH) | PFEIFER products: Various crane ropes for cable excavators | since 2019

Überseequartier: Part of HafenCity Hamburg

Construction company: ARGE Überseequartier, Hamburg (incl. Implenia and BMTI/Strabag) | PFEIFER products: Various diaphragm and crane ropes, ropes for rotary drilling rigs and several accessories as well as the ropes for all tower cranes.

Foundation work for the Elbtower, Hamburg

Construction company: ARGE Elbtower Hamburg (incl. Züblin and Implenia) | PFEIFER products: various slot and crane ropes, ropes for rotary drilling rigs and several accessories | 2021-2022

Your added value with PFEIFER


Rope selection independent of manufacturer

Fast availability

Attractive prices

application advice

Contact us

It requires extensive rope and application knowledge to select the suitable rope construction for your crane system and the specific application conditions.

Our expert consultants with many years of experience in special civil engineering will help you to select the appropriate rope, taking into account your individual requirements:



Team special civil engineering

+49 8331 937-587


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