Common End Rigging Fittings For Hooks

Common end rigging fittings for hooks

 

Eye hooks, lifting rings, shackles, rope cards, etc. are end fittings (also called end pieces) or connecting pieces that 


constitute the slings and spreaders. Whether the selection or use is correct or not is related to the safety of the spreader of 


the spreader and rigging.


1.Shackle:


The shackle is divided into two types, D type and bow type, which can be used as end fittings to directly hoist items or form


 flexible rigging connectors. There are many specifications for shackle products, which are directly selected according to the 


rated load of the product according to the actual use conditions.


Eye hooks, lifting rings, shackles, rope cards, etc. are end fittings (also called end pieces) or connecting pieces that 


constitute the slings and spreaders. Whether the selection or use is correct or not is related to the safety of the spreader of 


the spreader and rigging. These accessories are manufactured by professional manufacturers according to the 


corresponding standards. The "rated load" and performance data should be provided in the product markings and technical 


parameters. This is the basis for correct selection.


2. End hook

There are many types of end hooks including eye hook, clevis hooks, self locking hook. Different types of end hooks can be


 used to form spreaders and slings for different purposes.


3. Rigging collar


When the wire rope buckle (the cable eye) is connected with the end fittings, in order to prevent the wire rope from 


bending and being damaged due to the bending radius of the wire rope buckle being too small, the rigging collar of the 


corresponding specification shall be embedded.

4. Wire rope clips


The wire rope clip is a quick tool for making the buckle. If the operation is correct, the strength can be 80% of the strength 


of the wire rope itself. The correct arrangement direction is shown in Figure 5-9. In order to reduce the clamping damage of 


the main force end wire rope, the clamp seat should be fastened on the working section of the wire rope, and the U-bolt is 


fastened on the tail section of the wire rope. A is equal to 6 to 7 times the diameter of the wire rope. The fastening strength


 of the wire rope depends on the matching of the rope diameter and the rope clamp, and the secondary adjustment 


fastening after one fastening. The rope clamp is in actual use and should be inspected after being loaded once. The rope 


clamp farthest from the collar shall not be separately fastened first. The rope clamp closest to the collar shall be as close as 


possible to the collar, but shall not be damaged. 


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