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Explanation: Rope-lay conductor - Conductor constructed of a bunch-stranded or a concentric-stranded member or members, as a central core, around which are laid one or more helical layers of such members. http://www.amercable.com/glossary.asp
Explanation: cable cuando es metálico, como en este caso, soga se reserva para las sogas de cáñamo, plástico, etc.
Si el contexto fuera eléctrico, sería conductor trenzado, pero aparentemente este no es el caso.
Robert INGLEDEW Argentina Local time: 06:17 Native speaker of: English, Spanish PRO pts in pair: 2664