Number of clips and spacing (center to center) for safe application of wire ropes
Rope Diam. (inches) U-Bolt Rope Diam. (inches) Twin-base
U-bolt Diam. (inches) Approx. Weight (lbs.) Min. Number per Rope End Spacing (inches) Amount of Turn Back (inches Nut Size (inches) Approx. Weight (lbs.) Min Number per Rope End Spacing (inches) Amount of Turn Back (inches)
1/8 7/32 0.05 2 1-5/8 3-1/4 1/8          
3/16 1/4 0.08 2 2 3-3/4 3/16          
1/4 5/16 0.17 2 2-3/8 4-3/4 1/4 3/8 0.21 2 1-7/8 4
5/16 3/8 0.30 2 2-5/8 5-1/4 5/16 3/8 0.26 2 2-1/8 5
3/8 7/16 0.41 2 3-1/4 6-1/2 3/8 7/16 0.38 2 2-1/4 5-1/4
7/16 1/2 0.65 2 3-1/2 7 7/16 1/2 0.60 2 2-5/8 6-1/2
1/2 1/2 0.75 3 3-3/4 11-1/2 1/2 1/2 0.60 2 3 11
9/16 9/16 1.00 3 4 12 9/16 5/8 1.08 3 3-3/8 12-3/4
5/8 9/16 1.00 3 4 12 5/8 5/8 1.08 3 3-3/4 13-1/2
3/4 5/8 1.40 4 4-1/2 18 3/4 5/8 1.34 3 4-1/2 16
7/8 3/4 2.40 4 5-1/4 19 7/8 3/4 2.20 4 5-1/4 26
1 3/4 2.50 5 6 26 1 3/4 2.68 4 6 37
1-1/8 3/4 3.00 6 6-3/4 34 1-1/8 3/4 2.96 4 6-3/4 41
1-1/4 7/8 4.50 7 7-1/2 44 1-1/4 7/8 4.03 5 7-1/2 55
1-3/8 7/8 5.20 7 8-1/4 44 1-3/8 1 6.58 5 8-1/4 62
1-1/2 7/8 5.90 8 9 54 1-1/2 1 6.58 5 9 78
1-5/8 1 7.30 8 9-3/4 58 1-5/8          
1-3/4 1-1/8 9.80 8 10-1/2 61 1-3/4          
2 1-1/4 13.40 8 12 71 2          
2-1/4 1-1/4 15.70 8 13-1/2 73 2-1/4          
2-1/2 1-1/4 17.90 9 15 84 2-1/2          
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