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Single Part Body Hand Splice Wire Rope Slings

The end of a single wire rope is bent back along the wire rope to form the eye. Strands are hand-tucked into the body of the rope in what is called a tapered and concealed splice. The splice makes a sling that can be easily pulled through narrow spaces because there are no rough ends to snag on loads.

Slings with wire rope bodies larger than 1-1/2" diameter are made only with burnt end spices in which the ends of strands are left exposed and then cut off with a torch. These ends may also be cut shorter and served for smoothness. Either method has the same rated capacity, size for size.

WARNING: Hand-spliced slings should not be used in lifts where the sling may rotate and cause the wire rope to unlay.

 

Single Part Body Mechanically Spliced Wire Rope Slings

Eyes are typically formed using a flemish eye splice. The ends are secured by pressing a metal sleeve over the ends of the strands of the splice. Pull follows a direct line along the center of the rope and eye. Single part body mechanical splice slings have a higher rated capacity than hand-spliced slings.

 


All capacities in tons of 2,000 lbs. All eye and fitting dimensions in inches.
* Rated Capacities Basket Hitch based on D/d Ratio of 15.
Rated Capacities based on pin diameter no larger than natural eye width or less than the nominal sling diameter.
Rated Capacities based on design factor of 5.
Horizontal sling angles of less than 30º shall not be used.
** Working Load Limit, based on standard carbon fittings unless noted otherwise.
*** See Choker Hitch Rated Capacity Adjustment.

Two and multi-legged bridles.

Two-legged bridles, whether used as chokers or with hooks or other end attachments, are affected by rigging angles. Note the reduction in rated capacity as leg angles are reduced.

Multi-legged bridles - with two, three or four straight legs - are offered with plain eyes, thinble eyes, open sockets, closed sockets, shackles or turnbuckles.

Rated capacities shown for multi-leg slings are for slings that have all legs the same length and all legs are equally sharing the load being lifted.

For other conditions, contact our Fabricated Products Engineering Department.

 

All capacities in tons of 2,000 lbs. All eye and fitting dimensions in inches.
* Rated Capacities Basket Hitch based on D/d Ratio of 25.
Rated Capacities based on pin diameter no larger than natural eye width or less than the nominal sling diameter.
Rated Capacities based on design factor of 5.
Horizontal sling angles of less than 30º shall not be used.
** Working Load Limit, based on standard carbon fittings unless noted otherwise.
*** See Choker Hitch Rated Capacity Adjustment.