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How to choose suitable you stainless Turnbuckles for your project?
Rigging turnbuckle can be used to apply tension to wire rope or cable. Which composed of a body and two end fittings. The end fittings have eye and eye, eye and hook, hook and hook, jaw and jaw, jaw and eye. Difference size rigging turnbuckle have difference thread diameter.The thread diameter refers to the diameter of the threaded portion of the end fittings. Large thread dimension will have a larger load carrying capacity than smaller.
Turnbuckle have a opened length and closed length.Due to turnbuckle have two end parts. One is left hand thread, another is right hand thread. This design feature ensure only the turnbuckle body twists when you want to adjust the length.
Some end add a nut to fix the thread, which could ensure when your adjust the length into suitable position which can not move. The design add the safety of the construction.
Difference end fittings will suit difference application. Each fittings have its own purpose, advantages and disadvantages.
Eye end turnbuckle are sued with other fittings than can not be opened and connect into the eye such as D shackle, anchor shackle,snap hook and so on. whose link depend the link hardware. Due to eye end turnbuckle can not be opened, so which will be more safety.
Jaw end turnbuckle are composed of a jaw, bolt, and pin. These are used to link other hardware and fittings which could be opened. Such as Stainless eye bolt&nut, link chain, wire rope thimble and so on. Considering big size turnbuckle need big working load limit, so big size jaw turnbuckle will choose nut to replace pin.
Hook end turnbuckles are used for connecting temporary link. It could easy attached and detached from other link components. When you choose hook end turnbuckles, maybe you could worry the safety. Pls not worried. Due to the hook end turnbuckle working load limit will bigger than attached other fittings, so which could safety.