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Closed Spelter Socket

Closed Spelter Socket

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

  • Forged Steel Sockets thru 1-1/2", cast alloy steel 1-5/8"
    thru 4".
  • Spelter socket terminations have an efficiency rating of 100%, based on the catalog strength of wire rope.  Ratings are based on the 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.

All cast steel sockets 1-5/8" and larger are magnetic particle inspected and ultrasonic inspected. 
Proof testing available on special order. 
Drawing illustrates one groove used on sockets 1/4" thru 3/4".  Sizes 7/8" thru 1-1/2" use 2 grooves.  Sizes 1-5/8" and larger use 3 grooves.

Closed Spelter Socket