Meets the Performance Requirements of Federal Specifications RR-S-550E, Type A.
Forged Steel Sockets through 38mm, cast alloy steel 40mm through 102mm..
Spelter socket terminations have an efficiency rating of 100%, based on the catalog strength of wire rope.
Ratings are based on recommended use with 6 x 7, 6 x 19, or 6 x 37, IPS or XIP (EIP), XXIP (EEIP), RRL, FC, or IWRC wire rope.
Strand constructed with minimal number of wires (e.g. 1 x 7) requires special consideration that socket basket length be five (5) times the strand diameter or fifty (50) times the wire diameter, whichever is the greater.