Establishing Standards for Effective Wire Rope Clip Installation.
NTIS: PB 224 514 :20 pages
The work described was conducted to develop standards for the application of wire rope clips on wire rope. These standards include optimum number of clips and clip nut torques for wire rope sizes 1/4 through 2 1/4 inches, when used for forming an eye attachment in wire rope. Wire rope test specimens with clip attachments were load tested on tensile testing machines to determine an effective combination of clip nut torques and number of clips for each size of wire rope to develop efficiencies above 90 percent of the catalog ultimate rope strength.
IH; Report of Investigations
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB 224 514