The managing operator at Sahm Splice explains the splicing of wire ropes and how their company splices mostly copper, aluminum, stainless steel, steel and other materials to name a few. Another major part of their company is their annealing machine which comes is 3 different sizes. The machine he has on display ( medium size ) can cut and taper wire ropes up to 40 mL in diameter. The breakdown of this machine is that the power of it comes from a transformer that heats the wire through currents and once the wire is inside it while be able to be shaped in the size and form they want it to be.