VER SALES, INC.

CROSBY Wedge Socket

S421T

Catalog number S-421T includes wedge.
Catalog number S-421TW - wedge only.

  • Basket is cast steel.
  • Individually magnetic particle inspected.
  • Pin diameter and jaw opening allows wedge and socket to be used in conjuction with open swage and spelter sockets.
  • New QUIC CHECKTM "Go" and "No-Go" feature cast into wedge. The proper size wire rope is determined when the following criteria are met: 1. The wire rope should pass thru the "Go" hole in the wedge. 2. The wire rope should NOT pass thru the "No-Go" hole in the wedge.
  • Wedge socket termination have an efficiency rating of 80%, based on the catalog strength of XXIP (EEIP) grade wire rope.
  • Wedge Sockets meet the performance requirements of Federal Specification RR-S-550D Type C, except for those provisions required of the contractor.
  • Secures the tail or "dead end" of the wire rope to the wedge, thus eliminates loss of "Punch out" of the wedge.
  • Eliminates the need for an extra piece of rope and is easily installed.
  • The "TERMINATOR"TM wedge eliminates the potential breaking off of the tail due to fatigue.
  • The tail which is secured by the base of the clip and the wedge is let undeformed and available for re-use.
  • Utilizes standard Crosby Red U-Bolt® wire rope clip.
  • Generates a minimum efficiency of 80% based on the catalog breaking strength of wire rope.
  • Standard S-421 wedge sockets can be retrofitted with the new style "TERMINATOR"TM wedge.

Grooved Spelter Sockets

NOTICE: All cast steel sockets 1-5/8" and larger are magnetic particle inspected and ultra sonic inspected. Proof testing available on special order.
  • Forged Steel Sockets thru 1 1/2", cast alloy steel 1-5/8" thru 4".

  • Spelter socket termination's 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.

GROOVED OPEN SPELTER SOCKETS

Rope
Dia.
(in.)
Structural
Strand
Dia.
(in.)
1/4 --
5/16 - 3/8 --
7/16 - 1/2 --
9/16 - 5/8 1/2
3/4 9/16 - 5/8
7/8 11/16 - 3/4
1 13/16 - 7/8
1 1/8 15/16 - 1
1 1/4 - 1 3/8 1 1/16 - 1 1/8
1 1/2 1 13/16 - 1 1/4
1 5/8 1 5/16 - 1 3/8
1 3/4 - 1 7/8 1 7/16 - 1 5/8
2 - 2 1/8 1 11/16 - 1 3/4
2 1/4 - 2 3/8 1 13/16 - 1 7/8
2 1/2 - 2 5/8 1 15/16 - 2 1/8
2 3/4 - 2 7/8 2 3/16 - 2 7/16
3 - 3 1/8 2 1/2 - 2 5/8
3 1/4 - 3 3/8 2 3/4 - 2 7/8
3 1/2 - 3 5/8 3 - 3 1/8
3 3/4 - 4 --

G-416
Open Grooved Sockets meet the performance requirements of Federal Specification RR-S-550D, Type A, except for those provisions required of the contractor.

GROOVED CLOSED SPELTER SOCKETS

G-417

Closed grooved Sockets meet the performance requirements of Federal Specification RR-S-550D, Type B, except for those provisions required of the contractor.