Terminations

Wire rope terminations can be secured by a turn back loop or aluminium FSET ( Ferrule secured eye terminal ) or a flemish eye splice with the ends secured by a steel ferrule . Alternatively a termination can be made using an open or closed spelter socket by white metal or resin. The following full specifications for commonly used end terminations.

Ordinary Thimble to BS464:1958

Nominal
size (dia of rope)


mm

A

mm

B

mm

C

(min) mm

D

mm

E

mm

F

(min) mm

G

mm

K

(min) mm

Q

mm

8
9
11
13
14
16
17
19
21
22
24
25
29
32
35
38
22.2
25.4
28.6
31.8
31.8
41.3
44.4
50.8
50.8
57.2
63.5
69.8
76.2
95.2
105
114
38.1
47.6
54.0
58.7
58.7
74.6
79.4
92.1
92.1
102
110
119
133
152
175
197
12.7
14.3
17.5
20.6
20.6
22.2
28.6
28.6
28.6
31.8
33.3
34.9
38.1
41.3
47.6
54.0
33.3
38.1
41.3
44.4
44.4
58.7
66.7
73.0
73.0
82.6
92.1
108
111
133
152
165
54.0
63.5
73.0
79.4
79.4
98.4
108
124
124
133
146
162
178
197
229
254
7.9
10.3
12.7
14.3
14.3
15.9
19.0
20.6
20.6
22.2
25.4
27.0
28.6
33.3
38.1
41.3
4.0
6.4
7.9
7.9
7.9
8.7
9.5
11.1
11.1
12.7
12.7
14.3
15.9
15.9
19.0
23.8
4.0
4.8
4.8
5.6
5.6
7.9
7.9
9.5
9.5
9.5
10.3
10.3
12.7
12.7
15.9
17.5
30.2
34.9
38.1
42.9
42.9
57.2
60.3
69.8
69.8
76.2
84.1
90.5
102
121
137
149

Ordinary Thimble to DIN3090

Nominal
size (dia of rope)


mm

A

mm

B

mm

C

mm

S

mm

P

(min) mm

H

mm

Approx weight
per 100 pieces
kg

4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
24
26
28
32
36
40
44
5
7
9
11
13
16
18
20
22
24
26
29
31
35
40
44
48
9
12
13
16
19
22
25
27
30
33
37
46
50
55
60
65
70
10
15
20
25
30
35
40
45
50
55
60
65
70
80
90
100
110
2.1
2.6
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
10
11
12
12
14
16
18
20
5.1
7.1
11
14
16
17
19
21
23
24
27
30
33
38
42
46
53
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100
110
120
130
140
160
180
200
220
1.2
2.8
5.7
15.2
24
38
52
66
88
104
129
260
277
440
460
700
1000

Solid Thimble to BS464:1958

Nominal size

(dia of rope)

mm

Q

mm

B

mm

C

mm

E

mm

F

(min) mm

G

mm

M

(min) mm

8
9
11
13
14
16
18
19
20
22
24
26
28
32
35
38
25.4
31.8
38.1
44.4
44.4
50.8
57.2
63.5
63.5
69.8
76.2
82.6
88.9
102
114
127
34.9
44.4
52.4
60.3
60.3
69.8
79.4
85.7
85.7
95.2
105
114
124
140
156
171
11.1
14.3
17.5
20.6
20.6
22.2
25.4
28.6
28.6
31.8
33.3
36.5
39.7
44.4
50.8
57.2
47.6
57.2
69.8
82.6
82.6
95.2
105
118
118
127
140
152
165
191
210
235
7.9
11.1
12.7
14.3
14.3
15.9
19.0
22.2
22.2
23.8
25.4
27.0
30.2
33.3
38.1
41.3
4.8
6.4
7.1
7.9
7.9
9.5
11.1
11.1
11.1
12.7
14.3
15.9
17.5
19.0
20.6
22.2
12.7
15.9
19.0
22.2
22.2
25.4
28.6
31.8
31.8
34.9
38.1
41.3
44.4
50.8
57.2
63.5

Solid Thimble to DIN 3091

Nominal size

(dia of rope)

mm

A

mm

B

mm

D

(min) mm

C

mm

H

(min) mm

I

mm

Approx weight
per 100 pieces
kg

8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
24
26
28
32
36
40
44
9
11
13
16
18
20
22
24
26
29
31
35
40
44
48
15
17.5
20
23.5
26
28.5
31
33.5
36
39.5
42
47
53
58
63
17
21
24
29
32
35
40
43
46
49
52
58
65
71
76
40
50
60
70
80
90
100
110
120
130
140
160
180
200
220
4.5
6
7.5
9
10.5
12
13.5
15
16.5
18
20
23
26
29
32
66
82
98
114
130
145
161
177
193
209
224
256
288
320
352
18.1
31.8
51.5
79.9
89.5
121
161
211
271
355
420
630
884
1100
1500

Closed socket to BS463:1958 Part 1

Nominal size
(dia of rope)

A
mm
B
mm
C
mm
D
(dia)
mm
E
(dia)
mm
F
(dia)
mm
H
mm
M
mm
P
mm
R
mm
S
mm
X
mm

Max recommended
SWL of socket,
dimensionally to
BS463:1958

ins mm
En 5A in tf
En 16 in tf
5/16
3/8
7/16
1/2
9/16
5/8
3/4
7/8
1
1 1/8
1 1/4
1 3/8
1 1/2
1 5/8
8
9
11
13
14
16
19
22
25
29
32
35
38
41
42.9
50.8
50.8
60.3
60.3
69.8
76.2
85.7
104.8
114.3
133.4
152.4
152.4
152.4
50.8
63.5
63.5
76.2
76.2
88.9
101.6
114.3
130.2
142.9
152.4
184.3
184.2
184.2
30.2
38.1
38.1
44.4
44.4
50.8
61.9
69.8
82.6
92.1
108.0
127.0
127.0
127.0
15.9
20.6
20.6
23.8
28.8
28.6
33.3
41.3
49.2
57.2
63.5
69.8
69.8
69.8
9.5
11.9
13.5
15.1
16.7
18.3
21.4
25.4
28.6
31.8
34.9
39.7
42.9
46.0
15.9
19.0
22.2
25.4
28.6
31.8
38.1
44.4
50.8
57.2
63.5
76.2
76.2
76.2
14.3
20.6
20.6
22.2
22.2
27.0
33.3
39.7
46.0
50.8
60.3
66.7
66.7
66.7
38.1
44.4
44.4
54.0
54.0
63.5
74.6
84.1
100.0
114.3
123.8
146.0
146.0
146.0
19.0
20.6
20.6
23.8
23.8
31.8
38.1
44.4
50.8
57.2
63.5
75.2
76.2
76.2
9.5
15.9
15.9
17.5
17.5
20.6
25.4
28.6
34.9
38.1
41.3
47.6
47.6
47.6
11.1
14.3
14.3
17.5
17.5
19.0
23.8
25.4
28.6
31.8
38.1
44.4
44.4
44.4
4.0
4.8
5.6
6.4
7.1
7.9
9.5
11.1
12.7
14.3
15.9
19.0
19.0
19.0
0.84
1.06
1.59
2.22
2.58
3.36
4.74
6.36
8.88
10.30
13.44
16.10
18.96
21.00
-
-
-
3.08
3.52
4.54
6.32
8.24
11.26
13.74
17.44
20.60
24.00
26.40

Open Socket to BS463:1958 Part 1

Nominal size
(dia of rope)

A
mm
B
mm
C
mm

D
(dia)
mm

E
(dia)
mm
F
(dia)
mm
H
mm
J
mm
K
(dia)
mm
L
mm
M
mm
O
(dia)
mm
Q
mm
X
mm
Split
cotter
pin dia
mm

Max recommended
SWL of socket,
dimensionally to
BS463:1958

ins mm En 5A
tf
En 16
tf
5/16
3/8
7/16
1/2
9/16
5/8
3/4
7/8
1
1 1/8
1 1/4
1 3/8
1 1/2
1 5/8
8
9
11
13
14
16
19
22
25
29
32
35
38
41
42.9
50.8
50.8
60.3
60.3
69.8
76.2
85.7
104.8
114.3
133.4
152.4
152.4
152.4
31.8
42.9
42.9
52.4
52.4
63.5
66.7
76.2
88.9
101.6
111.1
114.3
114.3
114.3
30.2
38.1
38.1
44.4
44.4
50.8
61.9
69.8
82.6
92.1
108.0
127.0
127.0
127.0
15.9
20.6
20.6
23.8
28.8
28.6
33.3
41.3
49.2
57.2
63.5
69.8
69.8
69.8
9.5
11.9
13.5
15.1
16.7
18.3
21.4
25.4
28.6
31.8
34.9
39.7
42.9
46.0
15.9
19.0
22.2
25.4
28.6
31.8
38.1
44.4
50.8
57.2
63.5
76.2
76.2
76.2
14.3
20.6
20.6
22.2
22.2
27.0
33.3
39.7
46.0
50.8
60.3
66.7
66.7
66.7
88.9
112.7
112.7
134.9
134.9
158.8
174.6
196.8
236.5
261.9
296.9
330.2
330.2
330.2
12.7
15.9
15.9
20.6
20.6
23.8
28.6
31.8
38.1
41.3
47.6
57.2
57.2
57.2
15.9
22.2
22.2
28.6
28.6
31.8
38.1
42.9
47.6
50.8
54.0
65.1
65.1
65.1
31.8
42.9
42.9
47.6
47.6
58.7
69.8
77.8
88.9
93.7
111.1
134.9
134.9
134.9
28.6
38.1
38.1
44.4
44.4
50.8
63.5
69.8
85.7
92.1
104.8
127.0
127.0
127.0
42.9
54.0
54.0
61.9
61.9
74.6
85.7
95.2
109.5
114.3
136.5
165.1
165.1
165.1
4.0
4.8
5.6
6.4
7.1
7.9
9.5
11.1
12.7
14.3
15.9
19.0
19.0
19.0
3.2
3.2
3.2
4.0
4.0
4.8
4.8
5.6
6.4
6.4
7.9
9.5
9.5
9.5
0.84
1.06
1.59
2.22
2.58
3.36
4.74
6.36
8.88
10.30
13.44
16.10
18.96
21.00
-
-
-
3.08
3.52
4.54
6.32
8.24
11.26
13.74
17.44
20.60
24.00
26.40

Open Spelter Socket to American Federal Specifications RR-S-550D
Type A

Nominal size
(dia of rope)

Weight each
kg

A

mm

C

mm

D

mm

F

mm

G

mm

H

mm

J

mm

L

mm

M

mm

N

mm

ins mm
1/4
5/16 - 3/8
7/16 - 1/2
9/16 - 5/8
3/4
7/8
1
1 1/8
1 1/4 - 1 3/8
1 1/2
1 5/8
1 3/4 - 1 7/8
2 - 2 1/8
2 1/4 - 2 3/8
2 1/2 - 2 5/8
2 3/4 - 2 7/8
3 - 3 1/8
3 1/4 - 3 3/8
3 1/2 - 3 5/8
3 3/4 - 4
6 - 7
8 - 10
11 - 13
14 - 16
18
20 - 22
24 - 26
28 - 30
32 - 35
38
40 - 42
44 - 48
50 - 54
56 - 60
64 - 67
70 - 73
75 - 80
82 - 86
88 - 92
94 - 102
0.50
0.59
1.02
1.81
2.64
4.47
7.03
9.75
14.1
21.4
24.4
37.2
57
76
114
143
172
197
255
355
116
124
141
171
203
233
267
298
333
384
413
464
546
597
648
692
737
784
845
921
23.1
20.6
25.4
31.8
38.1
44.5
51.0
57.2
63.5
76.2
76.2
89.0
102
114
127
133
146
159
171
191
17.5
20.6
25.4
30.2
37.3
41.4
51.0
57.2
63.5
70.0
76.2
89.0
95.5
108
121
127
133
140
152
178
9.65
12.7
14.2
17.5
20.6
24.6
28.7
31.8
38.1
41.4
44.5
51.0
57.2
63.5
73.0
79.5
86.0
92.0
98.5
108
17.5
20.6
23.9
28.7
31.8
38.1
45.2
51.0
58.0
70.0
76.0
79.5
95.5
102
114
124
133
146
165
184
39.6
42.9
49.9
57.0
66.5
82.5
91.0
102
116
133
140
162
187
213
235
267
282
302
314
346
57.2
57.2
63.5
76.2
89.0
102
123
125
138
152
165
191
216
229
248
279
305
330
357
381
39.6
44.5
51.0
63.5
76.2
89.0
102
114
117
152
165
178
229
254
273
279
286
298
318
343
33.3
38.1
49.3
57.2
66.5
82.5
95.5
105
121
137
146
165
178
197
216
229
241
254
273
318
9.15
11.2
12.7
14.2
15.7
20.3
22.4
25.4
28.7
30.2
33.3
39.6
46.0
54.0
60.5
73.0
76.2
79.5
82.5
89.0

Closed Spelter Socket to American Federal Specifications RR-S-550D
Type A

Nominal size
(dia of rope)

Weight each
kg

A

mm

B

mm

C

mm

D

mm

F

mm

G

mm

H

mm

J

mm

K

mm

L

mm

ins mm
1/4
5/16 - 3/8
7/16 - 1/2
9/16 - 5/8
3/4
7/8
1
1 1/8
1 1/4 - 1 3/8
1 1/2
1 5/8
1 3/4 - 1 7/8
2 - 2 1/8
2 1/4 - 2 3/8
2 1/2 - 2 5/8
2 3/4 - 2 7/8
3 - 3 1/8
3 1/4 - 3 3/8
3 1/2 - 3 5/8
3 3/4 - 4
6 - 7
8 - 10
11 - 13
14 - 16
18
20 - 22
24 - 26
26 - 30
32 - 35
38
40 - 42
44 - 48
50 - 54
56 - 60
64 - 67
70 - 73
75 - 80
82 - 86
88 - 92
94 - 102
0.23
0.34
0.68
1.13
1.93
3.29
4.76
6.46
8.96
13.2
16.3
26.0
35.8
47.6
64
100
125
142
181
246
116
125
140
162
194
226
254
283
309
355
390
445
502
556
597
645
686
743
787
845
12.7
15.8
17.5
20.6
26.9
33.3
36.6
39.6
41.4
49.3
54.0
55.5
62.0
73.0
79.5
79.5
82.5
102
102
108
39.6
42.9
51.0
67.0
76.2
92.0
105
114
128
137
146
171
194
216
241
273
292
311
330
362
22.4
24.6
29.5
35.8
42.2
48.7
58.5
65.0
71.0
81.0
82.5
95.5
111
127
140
159
171
184
197
216
9.65
12.7
14.2
17.5
20.6
24.6
28.7
31.8
38.1
41.4
44.5
51.0
57.2
63.5
74.5
79.5
86.0
92.0
98.5
108
17.5
20.6
23.9
30.2
33.3
38.1
44.5
51.0
58.5
70.5
76.2
79.5
95.5
102
114
124
133
146
165
184
39.6
42.9
51.0
67.0
70.0
82.5
95.5
105
119
132
140
162
187
210
235
259
292
311
330
362
57.2
57.2
63.5
76.2
89.0
102
114
127
138
151
165
191
216
229
248
279
305
330
356
381
12.7
17.5
22.4
25.4
31.8
38.1
44.5
51.0
56.5
62.5
70.0
76.2
82.5
92.0
102
124
133
146
159
178
46.0
52.5
58.5
65.0
77.5
90.5
103
116
129
155
171
198
224
254
270
286
298
311
330
356

Open Socket to DIN 83313

Nominal
size

t

SWL


t

Rope
diameter

mm

B1


mm

B2


mm

D1


mm

D2


mm

D3


mm

D4


mm

D6


mm

H1


mm

H2


mm

Approx weight
per piece
Form B*
kg
Form C**
kg
1
1.6
2.5
3
4
5
6
8
10
12
16
20
1
1.6
2.5
3
4
5
6
8
10
12.5
16
20
10 - 12
12 - 14
14 - 18
16 - 20
18 - 22
20 - 24
22 - 28
26 - 30
28 - 34
32 - 38
36 - 44
40 - 50
21
27
33
38
42
47
53
60
66
73
81
90
47
61
75
86
96
107
121
136
150
167
185
206
14
17
20
22
24
27
30
33
36
40
45
50
45
55
62
69
76
85
94
103
112
125
140
156
17
21
25
28
31
37
40
46
50
54
62
70
35
45
55
60
65
75
85
95
110
120
130
140
M16
M20
M24
M27
M30
M36
M39
M45
M48
M52
M60
M68
50
60
69
78
84
94
106
115
125
140
159
174
105
125
148
165
180
200
220
242
265
296
332
365
0.5
0.9
1.4
1.8
2.4
3.7
5.0
7.0
10
13
18
23
0.6
1.1
1.8
2.4
3.2
5.0
6.7
9.05
13
17
24
31

Closed Socket to DIN 83313

Nominal
size

t

SWL


t

Rope
diameter

mm

B


mm

C


mm

D1


mm

D2


mm

E


mm

F


mm

H


mm

I


mm

Approx weight
per piece

kg

1
1.6
2.5
3
4
5
6
8
10
12
16
20
1
1.6
2.5
3.15
4
5
6.3
8
10
12.5
16
20
10 - 12
12 - 14
14 - 18
16 - 20
18 - 22
20 - 24
22 - 28
26 - 30
28 - 34
32 - 38
36 - 44
40 - 50
30
37
45
50
54
60
67
73
80
89
100
110
8
12
14
16
18
20
23
26
29
32
35
40
14
17
20
22
24
27
30
33
36
40
45
50
45
55
62
69
76
85
94
103
112
125
140
156
50
60
69
78
84
94
106
115
125
140
159
174
15
19
24
26
30
34
38
42
45
51
56
62
130
155
182
202
220
245
275
300
330
370
415
460
12
15
19
21
24
27
30
33
36
41
46
50
0.4
0.7
1.2
1.5
2
3.1
4.2
5.8
8
11
15
20