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Open Spelter Socket

Open Spelter Socket

Open Grooved Sockets meet the performance requirements of Federal Specification RR-S-550D, Type A, 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 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.

Open Spelter Socket