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Method for terminating a rope

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A method for terminating a rope sliding a socket over the rope which includes unlaying the outer strands of the rope, sliding a wedge onto the core such that the outer strands surround the wedge, the wedge includes a central bore axially aligned with the socket, further sliding the wedge such that the core enters the central bore and is terminated by the wedge, pressing the outer strands of the rope against the wedge, sliding the socket over the wedge such that the outer strands are captured between the wedge and the socket, and swaging the socket such that the outer strands are secured.

Inventors: 
Defelice, Matthew
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Mechanical and Fluid Systems
FIle Date: 
2014-10-30
Grant Date: 
2016-06-28
Grant time: 
607 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
11
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY