Wire Rope Hardware Fittings

Wire Rope Hardware Fittings

Wire rope fittings are a critical part of any project involving wire rope. All of our hardware is manufactured to meet or exceed Federal Specifications where applicable. As always please insure proper installation techniques.

Worldwide Enterprises stocks a wide assortment of wire rope fittings, including wire rope clips, thimbles, sleeves, shackles, turnbuckles and hand tools and more.

We stock wire rope fittings in finishes such as stainless steel, galvanized, painted and copper. We pride ourselves on being able to provide the right fittings to complete your wire rope project safely and effectively. For more information about our wire rope fittings, contact us today.

Clips

Galvanized and stainless steel wire rope clips. Drop forged and malleable wire rope clips. Manufactured to meet or exceed Federal Specification FF-C-450 Type one Class 1&2.

Thimbles

Galvanized or stainless steel wire rope thimbles. Heavy duty thimbles and standard duty thimbles.

Sleeves

Aluminum sleeves, copper sleeves, zinc plated copper sleeves. Also known as swages or ferrules.

Shackles

Galvanized screw pin anchor shackles and stainless steel screw pin anchor shackles. Load rated (marked with WLL in tons) or commercial grade. Forged heat treated with alloy pin. Manufactured to meet or exceed Federal Specification RR-C-271. Other shackles available include trawl shackles, D shackles, counter sunk head shackles and more.

Hand Tools

  • CUTTERS - Pocket wire rope cutters for 3/16”, spring loaded cutters for 3/16” and long handle cutters for 3/8”-5/8”.
  • HAND SWAGERS - Single cavity for 3/64”-1/16”, 5 cavity for 1/16”-3/16”.
  • LOAD BINDERS - Lever and ratchet type load binders.

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Screw Pin Anchor Shackles

  • Load Rated Shackles
  • Marked with Size & Working Load Limit in Tons
  • Average Breaking Strength is 6 Times Working Load Limit
  • Forged Heat Treated with Alloy Pins
  • Federal Specifications RR-C-271D

Load rated screw pin anchor shackles are used mainly on rigging applications securing slings to each other or securing a sling to an object to be lifted. These shackles can be used with wire rope or chain.


SCREW PIN ANCHOR SHACKLES
LOAD RATED

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Dimensions in Inches
Inside Width Diameter
Nominal Shackle Size
(A)
Working Load Limit (lbs) Inside Length
(B)
At Pin
(C)
At Bow
(D)
Pin
(E)
Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
3/16" 667 7/8" 3/8" 9/16" 1/4" 0.05
1/4" 1,000 1-1/8" 15/32" 3/4" 5/16" 0.12
5/16" 1,500 1-1/4" 17/32" 13/16" 3/8" 0.18
3/8" 2,000 1-7/16" 21/32" 15/16" 7/16" 0.30
7/16" 3,000 1-11/16" 23/32" 1-1/16" 1/2" 0.49
1/2" 4,000 1-7/8" 13/16" 1-3/16" 5/8" 0.74
5/8" 6,500 2-13/32" 1-1/16" 1-1/2" 3/4" 1.44
3/4" 9,500 2-27/32" 1-1/4" 1-3/4" 7/8" 2.16
7/8" 13,000 3-5/16" 1-7/16" 2" 1" 3.37
1" 17,000 3-3/4" 1-11/16" 2-5/16" 1-1/8" 5.3
1-1/8" 19,000 4-1/4" 1-13/16" 2-5/8" 1-1/4" 7
1-1/4" 24,000 4-11/16" 2-1/32" 2-7/8" 1-3/8" 9.6
1-3/8" 27,000 5-1/4" 2-1/4" 3-1/4" 1-1/2" 12.6
1-1/2" 34,000 5-3/4" 2-3/8" 3-3/8" 1-5/8" 17.3
1-3/4" 50,000 7" 2-7/8" 4-1/2" 2" 27.8
2" 70,000 7-3/4" 3-1/4" 5-1/4" 2-1/4" 41.1

Commercial grade screw pin anchor shackles are used mainly on rigging applications securing slings to each other or securing a sling to an object to be lifted. These shackles can be used with wire rope or chain, but NOT for overhead lifting.


SCREW PIN ANCHOR SHACKLES
COMMERCIAL GRADE

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Dimensions in Inches
Diameter
Nominal Shackle Size
(A)
Working Load Limit (lbs) Inside Length
(B)
Pin
(E)
Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
3/16" 500 7/8" 1/4" 0.05
1/4" 667 1-1/8" 5/16" 0.12
5/16" 1,000 1-7/32" 3/8" 0.19
3/8" 1,500 1-7/16" 7/16" 0.31
7/16" 2,000 1-11/16" 1/2" 0.38
1/2" 3,000 1-7/8" 5/8" 0.63
5/8" 4,500 2-3/8" 3/4" 1.38
3/4" 6,500 2-13/16" 7/8" 2.25
7/8" 8,500 3-5/16" 1" 3.38
1" 11,000 3-3/4" 1-1/8" 5.32

*ALSO AVAILABLE IN AISI 316 STAINLESS STEEL.

Trawling Chain Shackles

  • Load Rated Shackles
  • Marked with size & safe working load
  • Forged body with alloy pins, square head

Load rated trawling chain shackles are used on trawling applications, such as trawl doors and net rigging where critical loads are applied.


TRAWLING CHAIN SHACKLES
LOAD RATED (GALVANIZED)

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Dimensions
Nominal Shackle Size A B C Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
3/8" 1-5/16" 3/4" 7/16" 0.23
1/2" 1-2/3" 7/8" 5/8" 0.52
5/8" 2-1/4" 1-1/16" 3/4" 1
3/4" 2-1/2" 1-1/4" 7/8" 1.76
7/8" 3" 1-7/16" 1" 2.71
1" 3-1/4" 1-11/16" 1-3/32" 3.92

Commercial grade trawling chain shackles are inexpensive shackles used for trawling applications, but NOT for bearing critical loads.


TRAWLING CHAIN SHACKLES
COMMERCIAL GRADE (SELF COLORED)

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Nominal Shackle Size Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
1/4" .06
5/16" .13
3/8" .22
1/2" .42
5/8" .96
3/4" 1.68
7/8" 2.69
1" 3.81

Turnbuckles

DROP FORGED, HOT DIPPED GALVANIZED TURNBUCKLES
Federal Specification FF-T-791B

Turnbuckles are used for connecting two stationary objects together and creating tension by screwing closed.


HOOK & HOOK

HOOK & EYE

EYE & EYE

JAW & EYE

JAW & JAW


Approximate Weight Per Piece (lbs) Working Load Limit (lbs)
Size Overall Length (Average)
Ends Closed
Eye/Eye
Hook/Hook
Hook/Eye
Jaw/Eye Jaw/Jaw Hook/Hook
Hook/Eye
Eye/Eye
Jaw/Eye
Jaw/Jaw
1/4"X4" 8-1/4" 0.3 0.32 0.36 300 500
5/16"X4-1/2" 9-9/16" 0.47 0.47 0.52 500 700
3/8"X6" 11-7/8" 0.75 0.76 0.81 700 1,040
1/2"X6" 13-5/16" 1.6 1.53 1.5 1,040 1,800
1/2"X9" 16-5/16" 1.83 1.71 1.74 1,040 1,800
1/2"X12" 19-5/16" 2.08 2.06 2.4 1,040 1,800
5/8"X6" 15-1/2" 2.75 2.35 2.72 1,600 2,700
5/8"X9" 18-1/2" 3.13 3.06 3.24 1,600 2,700
5/8"X12" 21-1/2" 3.5 3.78 3.74 1,600 2,700
3/4"X6" 17" 3.89 4 4.11 2,000 4,000
3/4"X9" 20" 4.61 4.75 5.1 2,000 4,000
3/4"X12" 23" 5.43 5.36 6.15 2,000 4,000
3/4"X18" 29" 7.25 7 7 2,000 4,000
7/8"X12" 25-1/4" 8.1 8 8.17 2,400 5,800
7/8"X18" 31" 9.95 9.75 9.96 2,400 5,800
1"X6" 20-5/8" 9.33 8.92 8.5 2,900 7,600
1"X12" 26-5/8" 11.5 11.2 12 2,900 7,600
1"X18" 32-5/8" 14 13.3 14 2,900 7,600
1"X24" 38-5/8" 17.25 17 17 2,900 7,600
1-1/4"X12" 30" 19 20 21.5 4,600 12,000
1-1/4"X18" 36" 23 24.18 24.25 4,600 12,000
1-1/4"X24" 42" 27 28.5 28 4,600 12,000
1-1/2"X12" 32-1/4" 27.5 28.99 30.5 7,200 17,000
1-1/2"X18" 38-1/4" 31 35 36.75 7,200 17,000
1-1/2"X24" 44-1/4" 37.5 39.18 40.67 7,200 17,000
1-3/4"X18" 43" 52.5 53.75 54 -- 23,000
1-3/4"X24" 49" 58 60.68 63.36 -- 23,000
2"X24" 55" 85.25 89 94.25 -- 30,000

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Wire Rope Clips

Malleable wire rope clips are used for making eye terminations with right regular lay cable and only for light duty uses with small applied loads such as hand rails, fencing, guard rails, etc. These clips are NOT to be used for overhead lifting.


ZINC PLATED MALLEABLE
FED. SPEC. FF-C-450 D,
TYPE 1, CLASS 2

CAUTION: NEVER USE MALLEABLE
CLIPS FOR OVERHEAD LIFTING

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Size Minimum
Number
Required
Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
1/16" 3 .03
1/8" 3 .04
3/16" 3 .06
1/4" 3 .13
5/16" 3 .15
3/8" 3 .21
7/16" 4 .24
1/2" 4 .37
9/16" 4 .54
5/8" 4 .59
3/4" 5 .83
7/8" 5 1.25
1" 6 1.5
1-1/8" 7 2.42

Drop forged clips are used for making eye terminations on right regular lay cable. These clips are used for critical, heavy-duty overhead loads such as support lines, guy lines, tie-downs, scaffolds, etc. for overhead lifting.


GALVANIZED DROP FORGED CLIPS
FED. SPEC. FF-C-450 D,
TYPE 1, CLASS 1

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Size Minimum
Number
Required
Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
1/8" 2 .05
3/16" 2 .09
1/4" 2 .18
5/16" 2 .25
3/8" 2 .42
7/16" 3 .70
1/2" 3 .73
9/16" 3 .80
5/8" 3 .90
3/4" 4 1.5
7/8" 4 2
1" 5 2.5
1-1/8" 6 3.1
1-1/4" 7 4.6
1-3/8" 7 5.2
1-1/2" 8 5.9

*ALSO AVAILABLE IN AISI 316 STAINLESS STEEL.

Swaging Sleeves*

ALUMINUM - PLAIN COPPER - ZINC PLATED COPPER

Stop buttons (or button stops) are used for making terminations on wire or cable. They can be placed anywhere on the cable, but are usually placed on the ends. Must use the correct tool or dies to swage properly.

Oval swaging sleeves are used for making turnback eyes with wire rope or cable. Must use the correct tool or dies to swage properly.


STOP BUTTONS

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OVAL SLEEVES

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Aluminum Plain or Plated* Copper Ovals Copper Stops Stainless Ovals**
To Fit Cable Diameter Ovals Stops Approximate Weight Per 100 Pieces (lbs)
1/32" 0.016 -- 0.048 0.075 --
3/64" 0.05 -- 0.174 0.129 0.15
1/16" 0.1 0.06 0.29 0.193 0.18
5/64" 0.16 -- 0.35 -- --
3/32" 0.32 0.23 0.6 0.781 0.2
1/8" 0.66 0.21 1.62 0.702 0.4
5/32" 0.8 0.37 2.28 1.18 --
3/16" 1.52 0.35 5.2 1.06 1.7
7/32" 1.42 0.63 4.55 2.18 --
1/4" 2.52 2.1 7.85 6.18 4.5
5/16" 4.35 -- 11.86 5.3 --
3/8" 5.82 -- 15.8 4.58 --
7/16" 11.7 -- -- -- --
1/2" 19 -- 39.56 -- --
*Stainless sleeves should not be swaged with a hand tool.

Wire Rope Thimbles

Thimbles are used on turnback eyes to extend sling life when lifting with shackles or other fittings.


GALVANIZED
HEAVY DUTY THIMBLES

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Size Approximate Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
1/4" 0.08
5/16" 0.14
3/8" 0.25
7/16" 0.36
1/2" 0.51
9/16" 0.51
5/8" 0.75
3/4" 1.47
7/8" 1.85
1" 3
1-1/8" - 1-1/4" 4
1-1/4" - 1-3/8" 8.11
1-3/8" - 1-1/2" 12.95

*ALSO AVAILABLE IN AISI 316 STAINLESS STEEL.


GALVANIZED
STANDARD THIMBLES

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Size Approximate Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
1/8" 0.03
3/16" 0.03
1/4" 0.03
5/16" 0.04
3/8" 0.07
1/2" 0.14
5/8" 0.34
3/4" 0.51
7/8" 0.9

*ALSO AVAILABLE IN AISI 316 STAINLESS STEEL.

Forged Eye Bolts


FORGED EYE BOLTS
REGULAR NUT
HOT DIPPED GALVANIZED,
FORGED STEEL

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Eye Diameter
Shank Diameter
& Length
Length of Thread I.D. O.D. Working Load
Limit (lbs)
Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
1/4"X2" 1-1/2" 1/2" 1" 500 0.08
1/4"X4" 2-1/2" 1/2" 1" 500 0.12
5/16"X2-1/4" 1-1/2" 5/8" 1-1/4" 800 0.13
5/16"X4-1/4" 2-1/2" 5/8" 1-1/4" 800 0.25
3/8"X2-1/2" 1-1/2" 3/4" 1-1/2" 1,200 0.23
3/8"X4-1/2" 2-1/2" 3/4" 1-1/2" 1,200 0.30
3/8"X6" 2-1/2" 3/4" 1-1/2" 1,200 0.35
1/2"X3-1/4" 1-1/2" 1" 2" 2,200 0.50
1/2"X6" 3" 1" 2" 2,200 0.66
1/2"X8" 3" 1" 2" 2,200 0.82
1/2"X10" 3" 1" 2" 2,200 0.88
1/2"X12" 3" 1" 2" 2,200 1.14
1/2"X15" 4" 1" 2" 2,200 1.17
5/8"X4" 2" 1-1/4" 2-1/2" 3,500 1.03
5/8"X6" 3" 1-1/4" 2-1/2" 3,500 1.18
5/8"X8" 3" 1-1/4" 2-1/2" 3,500 1.35
5/8"X10" 3" 1-1/4" 2-1/2" 3,500 1.54
5/8"X12" 4" 1-1/4" 2-1/2" 3,500 1.67
5/8"X15" 5" 1-1/4" 2-1/2" 3,500 2.01
3/4"X4-1/2" 2" 1-1/2" 3" 5,200 1.69
3/4"X6" 3" 1-1/2" 3" 5,200 1.85
3/4"X8" 3" 1-1/2" 3" 5,200 2.08
3/4"X10" 3" 1-1/2" 3" 5,200 2.35
3/4"X12" 4" 1-1/2" 3" 5,200 2.58
3/4"X15" 5" 1-1/2" 3" 5,200 2.98
7/8"X5" 2-1/2" 1-3/4" 3-1/2" 7,200 2.7
7/8"X8" 4" 1-3/4" 3-1/2" 7,200 3.08
7/8"X12" 4" 1-3/4" 3-1/2" 7,200 4
1"X6" 3" 2" 4" 10,000 4.21
1"X9" 4" 2" 4" 10,000 4.69
1"X12" 4" 2" 4" 10,000 5.4
1"X18" 7" 2" 4" 10,000 6.5
1-1/4"X12" 4" 2-1/2" 5" 15,200 9
1-1/4"X20" 6" 2-1/2" 5" 15,200 12.1

*ALSO AVAILABLE IN AISI 316 STAINLESS STEEL.

Snap Hooks


SNAP HOOK
(SPRING HOOK)

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Wire Diameter Working Load Limit (lbs) Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
3/16" 220 0.02
1/4" 260 0.06
9/32" 400 0.10
5/16" 500 0.15
11/32" 550 0.20
3/8" 770 0.32
7/16" 930 0.42
1/2" 990 0.60

Hammerlocks

Hammerlocks are used for making alloy chain slings.


HAMMERLOCK
(SPRING HOOK)
GALVANIZED

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Size (in) Inside
Length (in)
Inside
Width (in)
Working
Load Limit (lbs)
Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
1/4" 2.05 0.82 3,250 0.25
5/16" 2.42 0.95 4,500 0.5
3/8" 2.72 1.08 6,600 0.6
1/2" 3.33 1.4 11,250 1.25
5/8" 3.92 1.67 16,500 2.3
3/4" 4.84 1.87 23,000 4
7/8" 5.82 2.12 28,750 5.75
3/4" 1/2" 1/2" 1/2" 7.9

Commercial Grade Shackle w/ Counter Sunk Head

Commercial grade shackles with counter sunk head are used in trawling applications when a no snag shackle is preferred. These shackles are NOT for supporting critical loads or for overhead lifting.


SCREW PIN ANCHOR SHACKLES
WITH COUNTER SUNK HEAD
COMMERCIAL GRADE

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Dimensions in Inches
Nominal Shackle Size Inside Length Inside Width Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
5/16" 1-1/32" 1/2" 0.14
3/8" 1-1/4" 11/16" 0.26
1/2" 1-5/8" 3/16" 0.49
5/8" 2" 1-1/16" 1.1

Clevis Grab Hooks

Clevis grab hooks are used on chain to secure it to itself or another object.

  • Forged Carbon Steel
  • Forged Alloy Steel

CARBON

ALLOY
Working Load Limit (lbs) Dimensions
Chain Size Carbon Alloy A B C D Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
1/4" 2,600 3,500 .32" .34" .31" 1.64" 0.4
5/16" 3,900 4,500 .43" .44" .38" 2.02" 0.7
3/8" 5,400 7,100 .48" .50" .44" 2.41" 1
7/16" 7,200 8,750 .57" .56" .56" 2.75" 1.5
1/2" 9,200 12,000 .66" .66" .63" 3.19" 2.1
5/8" 13,000 15,800 .71" .78" .75" 4.09" 4.2
3/4" 16,200 20,200 .94" .94" .88" 4.63" 6.5

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Clevis Slip Hooks

Clevis slip hooks are used on chain to secure it to itself or another object.

  • Forged Carbon Steel
  • Forged Alloy Steel

CARBON

ALLOY
Working Load Limit (lbs) Dimensions
Chain Size Carbon Alloy A B C D Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
1/4" 1,950 2,750 .32" .94" .38" 2.56" 0.5
5/16" 2,875 4,300 .43" 1.06" .44" 2.87" 0.75
3/8" 4,000 5,250 .45" 1.31" .47" 3.25" 1.2
7/16" 5,000 7,000 .59" 1.56" .56" 3.7" 2.06
1/2" 6,500 9,000 .57" 1.69" .63" 4" 2.8
5/8" 9,250 13,500 .71" 2" .75" 4.94" 4.75
3/4" -- 19,250 1.18" 2.5" 1" 6.09" 10.3

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Eye Hoist Hooks with Latch

Eye hoist hooks with latch are used on wire rope and chain slings to attach objects to be lifted.

  • G43 FORGED CARBON STEEL
  • G70 FORGED ALLOY STEEL
    Quenched and Tempered

CARBON

ALLOY
Working Load Limit (tons)
Carbon Alloy Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
3/4 1 .55
1 1-1/2 .75
1-1/2 2 1.25
2 3 1.7
3 5 3.6
5 7 7.08
7-1/2 11 13

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Wood Blocks


SINGLE SHEAVE
WITH HOOK

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    Single Sheave with Hook

  • 4" for use with 1/2" rope and 1000 lb WLL
  • 5" for use with 5/8" rope and 1200 lb WLL
  • 6" for use with 3/4" rope and 1800 lb WLL



DOUBLE SHEAVE
WITH HOOK

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    Double Sheave with Hook

  • 4" for use with 1/2" rope and 1400 lb WLL
  • 5" for use with 5/8" rope and 1800 lb WLL
  • 6" for use with 3/4" rope and 2500 lb WLL

Snatch Block with Hook or Shackle


SNATCH BLOCK
WITH HOOK

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    Snatch Block with Hook

  • 3/8" sheave for 3/8" rope with 2T WLL



SNATCH BLOCK
WITH SHACKLE

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    Snatch Block with Shackle

  • 1/2" sheave for 1/2" rope with 4T WLL

12” Gin Block with Hook


12" GIN BLOCK
WITH HOOK

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    12" Gin Block with Hook

  • For use with 1" rope and 1000 lb WLL

Try Net Block

Try Net Blocks are used on commercial fishing vessels to run cable through when dropping and retrieving gear.


TRY NET BLOCK
GALVANIZED

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Sheave Diameter Working Load
Limit (tons)
Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
6" 5 23.13
8" 10 57.2

Dock Cleats

Dock cleats are bolted to a dock in order to secure boats.


GALVANIZED
DOCK CLEATS

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Length Bolt Size Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
5" #12 0.33
6" 1/4" 0.38
8" 5/16" 1
10" 3/8" 2
12" 3/8" 3.6
14" 1/2" 5.9

Hot Dipped Forged Swivels

Swivels are used to connect two components together and rotate to eliminate twisting. These are positioning devices and are NOT intended to rotate under load.


EYE & EYE

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Dimensions in Inches
Size (in) Working Load Limit (lbs) Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
A B C D E
1/4" 800 0.175 1-1/4" 11/16" 3/4" 1-1/16" 2-15/16"
5/16" 1,200 0.325 1-5/8" 13/16" 1" 1-1/4" 3-9/16"
3/8" 2,200 0.63 2" 15/16" 1-1/4" 1-1/2" 4-15/16"
1/2" 3,500 1.32 2-1/2" 1-5/16" 1-1/2" 2" 5-7/16"
5/8" 5,200 2.5 3" 1-9/16" 1-3/4" 2-3/8" 6-9/16"
3/4" 7,100 3.75 3-1/2" 1-3/4" 2" 2-5/8" 7-3/16"

Safety Winch Hook Carbon

Safety winch hooks can be used on small diameter slings, but are mainly used on winch line.

Working Load Limit (tons) Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
1/2" 0.51
3/4" 0.56

Sorting Hook Alloy

Sorting hooks are used on wire rope and chain slings for special lifting applications.

Working Load Limit (tons) Dimensions
At Tip At Hook Bottom A B C D Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
2 7-1/2 9-11/16" 1-3/8" 2-13/16" 5/8" 6.25

Swivel Hoist Hook

Swivel Hoist Hooks are used on wire rope slings, trash trucks, and winches for picking up dumpsters.

Working Load Limit (tons) Approx. Weight
Per Piece (lbs)
2 2.75

Cutters

Cable cutters are used to cut wire rope and cable.

  • Pocket cutters for 3/16" cable.
  • Spring loaded handle cutter for 3/16" cable.
  • Cutters for 3/8" and 5/8" cable.

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Hand Swagers

Hand swagers are used to swage button stops and oval sleeves.

  • Single Cavity tools for 3/64" or 1/16".
  • 5 Cavity tool for sizes 1/16" through 5/16" for both oval and stop sleeves - in either hand or benched style.

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