Steel wire ropes have been widely used in many industries for many years. Reliability of ropes affects safety use of many industrial objects. Information about technical condition of rope is available if non-destructive testing has been carried. Special instruments for inspection of ropes are used by customers. The type of instrument, experience of expert, rope NDT standards and norms are important in order to achieve reliable results of rope inspection. Magnetic inspection of ropes is widely used in Russia and other countries.