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Crosby US-422T Utility Wedge Sockets

  • Basket is cast steel and individually magnetic particle inspected.
  • Wedge socket terminations have an efficiency rating of 80% based on the catalog strength of XXI wire rope.
  • Wedges are color coded for easy identification
    • Blue – largest wire line size for socket.
    • Black – mid size wire line for socket.
      • 7/16” on US4
      • 9/16” on US5
    • Orange – smallest wire line size for socket.
  • Cast into each socket is the name “McKissick”, “Crosby” or “CG”, its model number and its wire line range.
  • By simply changing out the wedge, each socket can be utilized for various wire line sizes (Ensure correct wedge is used for wire rope size).
  • Cast into each wedge is the model number of the socket and the wire line size for which the wedge is to be used.
  • Load pin is forged and headed on one end.
  • Incorporates Crosby’s patented QUIC-CHECK® “Go” and “No-Go” feature cast into the wedge. The proper size rope is determined when the following criteria are met: 1) The wire rope should pass thru the “Go” hole in the wedge. 2) The wire rope should NOT pass thru the “No-Go” hole in the wedge.
  • US-422T wedge sockets contain a hammer pad (lip) to assist in proper securement of termination.
  • Meets or exceeds all requirements of ASME B30.26 including identification, ductilit , design factor, proof load and temperature requirements. Importantly, these sockets meet other critical performance requirements including fatigue life, impact properties and material traceability, not addressed by ASME B30.26.
  • UWO-422T Wedges are to be used only with the US-422T Wedge Socket Assemblies.
  • Available with API-2C certification upon request
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