Installation and Application of Eyebolts

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Eyebolt Types

Non-Shouldered EyeboltNon-Shouldered Eyebolt: Applications include inline loading only, for pulling and lifting. Used in drilled and tapped blind holes or with two nuts in drilled through holes. Shouldered EyeboltShouldered Eyebolt: Applications include inline loading, limited side loading for pulling and lifting. May be used in through holes or drilled and tapped blind holes. Machinery EyeboltMachinery Eyebolt: Applications include inline loading, limited side loading for lifting points on equipment. Used only in drilled and tapped blind holes.

Eyebolt Loading

Eyebolt Loading

Proper Eyebolt Installation

Eyebolt Loading

Eyebolt Adjusted Working Load Limit

Sample Calculation: 10,000 lbs. Load

Crosby Shouldered G-277 and S-279 Eye Bolts
Shank Dia. (In.) Working Load Limit In-Line Pull (lbs.) Working Load Limit 60˚ Sling Angle (lbs.) Working Load Limit 45˚ Sling Angle (lbs.) Working Load Limit / Angle less than 45˚ (lbs.)
1/4 650 420 195 160
5/16 1200 780 360 300
3/8 1550 1000 465 380
1/2 2600 1690 780 650
5/8 5200 3380 1560 1300
3/4 7200 4680 2160 1800
7/8 10600 6890 3180 2650
1 13300 8645 3990 3325
1 1/4 21000 13600 6300 5250
1 1/2 24000 15600 7200 6000
Horiz. Sling Angle Load in Each Leg Size Eyebolt Required
60 6,000 lbs. 7/8"
45 7,000 lbs. 1 1/2"
30 10,000 lbs. N/A

Eyebolt Application

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