Ordering Wire Rope Slings

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To order sling, create specification by creating the following system:

Wire sling ordering specifications

Other Wire Rope Configurations:

Other Wire Rope Configurations

Wire Rope Sling Capacities

Wire Rope Class Rope Dia. (in.)
EIP, IWRC Min. Sling Length Standard Eye Size (in.) W x L
Thimbled Eye Size (in.) W x L
Eye Hook Cap. (tons)
Crescent Thimble Eye Size (in.) W x L
Slip Thru Thimble Eye Size (in.) W x L
Sliding Choker Hook (in.)
Rated Capacity (tons)*
Vertical
Choker
V. Basket

      6 x 19 EIP, IWRC
1/4 .65 .48 1.3 1' 6" 2 x 4 7/8 x 1 5/8 1 2 x 4 2 1/8 x 4 1/8 3/8
5/16 1.0 .74 2.0 1' 9" 2 1/2 x 5 1 1/16 x 1 7/8 1 2 x 4 2 1/2 x 4 1/8 3/8
3/8 1.4 1.1 2.9 2' 0" 3 x 6 1 1/8 x 2 1/8 1 1/2 2 x 4 2 1/2 x 4 1/8 3/8
7/16 1.9 1.4 3.9 2' 3" 3 1/2 x 7 1 1/4 x 2 1/4 2 2 x 5 2 3/8 x 4 3/8 1/2
1/2 2.5 1.9 5.1 2' 6" 4 x 8 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 3 2 1/4 x 6 2 3/8 x 4 3/8 1/2
9/16 3.2 2.4 6.4 2' 9" 4 1/2 x 9 1 1/2 x 2 3/4  4 1/2 2 1/4 x 7 2 3/8 x 4 3/8 5/8
5/8 3.9 2.9 7.8 3' 0" 5 x 10 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 4 1/2 2 3/4 x 7 3 3/8 x 6 5/8 5/8
3/4 5.6 4.1 11 3' 6" 6 x 12 2 x 3 3/4 7 3 1/4 x 8 1/2 3 3/8 x 6 5/8 3/4
7/8 7.6 5.6 15 4' 0" 7 x 14 2 1/4 x 4 1/4 11 4 1/2 x 10 3 3/4 x 7 1/8 7/8
1 9.8 7.2 20 4" 6" 8 x 16 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 11 4 1/2 x 11 1/2 3 3/4 x 7 1/8 1
1 1/8 12 9.1 24 5' 0" 9 x 18 2 7/8 x 5 1/8 15 4 7/8 x 13 4 3/8 x 8 3/8 1 1/8
 

      6 x 37 EIP, IWRC
1 1/4 15 11 30 5' 6" 10 x 20 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 15 5 1/2 x 14 1/2 4 3/8 x 8 3/8 1 1/4
1 3/8 18 13 36 6' 0" 11 x 22 3 1/2 x 6 1/4 22 6 x 16 5 x 9 1/2 1 3/8
1 1/2 21 16 42 7' 0" 12 x 24 3 1/2 x 6 1/4 22 6 x 17 1/2 5 x 9 1/2 1 1/2
1 3/4 28 21 57 8' 0" 14 x 28 4 1/2 x 9 30 7 x 20 6 3/4 x 11 3/4 -
2 37 28 73 9' 0" 16 x 32 6 x 12 37 7 x 23 1/2 8 x 14 1/2 -
2 1/4 44 35 89 10' 0" 18 x 36 7 x 14 45 8 1/2 x 26 8 x 15 1/2 -
2 1/2 54 42 109 11' 0" 20 x 40 - - 8 1/2 x 29 1/2 - -

* Rated capacity in tons of 2,000 lbs.

Sample Wire Rope Sling Specifications

1 637 D EE x 20:
Is a 1" wire rope, 6x37 construction with eye and eye, 20 ft. long, "Pull to Pull"

34 619 D E/TH x 12:
Is a 3/4" wire rope, 6x19 construction with eye, thimble and hook, 12 ft. long, "Pull to Pull"

Wire Rope Sling Bridle Capacities

Bridle Slings (With Single Part Body) 2-Leg Bridle
3-Leg Bridle
4-Leg Bridle
Rope Dia. (in.)
Min. Sling Length Eye Hook Cap
Rated Capacity (tons)* Oblong Link Stock
Rated Capacity (tons)* Oblong Link Stock
Rated Capacity (tons)* Oblong Link Stock
60˚
45˚
30˚
60˚
45˚
30˚
60˚
45˚
30˚

6 x 19 EIP, 
IWRC
1/4 1' 3" 1 1.1 .91 .65 1/2 1.7 1.4 .97 1/2 2.2 1.8 1.3 1/2
5/16 1' 6" 1 1.7 1.4 1.0 1/2 2.6 2.1 1.5 1/2 3.5 2.8 2.0 3/4
3/8 1' 8" 1 1/2 2.5 2.0 1.4 1/2 3.7 3.0 2.2 3/4 5.0 4.1 2.9 3/4
7/16 1' 10" 2 3.4 2.7 1.9 3/4 5.0 4.1 2.9 3/4 6.7 5.5 3.9 1
1/2 2' 3 4.4 3.6 2.5 3/4 6.6 5.4 3.8 1 8.8 7.1 5.1 1
9/16 2' 2" 4 1/2 5.5 4.5 3.2 3/4 8.3 6.8 4.8 1 11 9.0 6.4 1 1/4
5/8 2' 4" 4 1/2 6.8 5.5 3.9 1 10 8.3 5.9 1 1/4 14 11 7.8 1 1/2
3/4 2' 9" 7 9.7 7.9 5.6 1 1/4 15 12 8.4 1 1/2 19 16 11 1 3/4
7/8 3' 3" 11 13 11 7.6 1 1/4 20 16 11 1 1/2 26 21 15 2
1 3' 6" 11 17 14 9.8 1 1/2 26 21 15 1 3/4 34 28 20 2 1/4
1 1/8 4' 15 21 17 12 1 1/2 31 26 18 1 3/4 42 34 24 2 3/4
 
6 x 37 EIP, 
IWRC
1 1/4 4' 6" 15 26 21 15 1 3/4 38 31 22 2 51 42 30 2 3/4
1 3/8 5' 22 31 25 18 1 3/4 46 38 27 2 1/4 - - - -
1 1/2 5' 6" 22 37 30 21 2 55 45 32 2 1/4 - - - -
1 3/4 6' 6" 30 49 40 28 2 1/4 - - - - - - - -
2 8' 37 63 52 37 2 3/4 - - - - - - - -

* Rated capacity in tons of 2,000 lbs.

 

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