Wire Rope End Termination : Explained

Wire Ropes are usually shipped with seized ends or attached fitting to facilitate easy loading. These end terminations allow the operator in the attachment of load to perform the lift. The entire sling or wire rope assembly is as strong as its weakest link, which makes the end terminations all the more important. Thus, the end termination can pose as a limiting factor to the safe working load (SWL) granted over an entire sling or lifting assembly.

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