Thimble

Thimble clevises are used in guying and deadending applications to be the interface connection fitting used in attaching guy wire, conductor, wire grips or deadend bails to eye type fittings of insulators, eye bolts and pole eye plates.  They feature a generous wire seat diameter to assist the cable, wire grips and bails in maintaining their shape.  Their design includes an integral pulling eye area, which accommodates hooks used in tensioning the guy wire or conductor.

Material:

Body: Ductile Iron, Hot Dip Galvanized or Aluminum

Alloy Hardware: Hot Dip Galvanized Steel

Cotter Pin: Stainless Steel

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PCTA-75 Dim Drawing Image

PCTF and PCTA series thimble clevises are used for normal duty guying and deadending applications of cable, wire grips and bails where 1 1/2 inch wire seat diameters are required. These Clevises include an integral side pulling eye to facilitate tensioning the guy wire or conductor.
Material:
PCTF  - Hot Dip Galvanized, Ductile Iron
PCTA - Aluminum Alloy for areas requiring extra resistance to corrosion
Cotter Pin - Stainless Steel

Catalog Number ACSR Main Range Conductor Range Guy Wire Ultimate Strength- Thimble Ultimate Strength - Eye A B C D E F Weight/100 (lbs)
PCTA-75 6-336.4 3/16-5/16 10,000 6,000 3/4 1 1/2 2 1/8 5/8 1 15/16 3 5/8 100
PCTA-88 6-477 3/16-3/8 12,000 7,000 7/8 1 1/2 2 1/8 5/8 1 15/16 3 5/8 100

CT-88 Dim Drawing Image

Material:
Body - Ductile Iron, Hot Dip Galvanized
Hardware - Hot Dip Galvanized Steel
Cotter Pin - Stainless Steel

Catalog Number Fig. A B D E F Cable Groove Diameter Ultimate Strength- Thimble Ultimate Strength - Eye Weight/100 (lbs)
CT-88H 2 4-3/8 2-1/4 3/4 2-1/4 7/8 .88 40,000 25,000 225
CT-100H10 2* 6 3-9/16 1-1/4 2-1/4 1-1/16 1 80,000 40,000 500
CT-88 1 3-9/16 1-3/4 5/8 2-1/4 7/8 .88 20,000 12,500 175
CT-100H 2* 5-7/8 3-1/2 1 2-1/4 1-1/16 1 60,000 40,000 400

1) CT-100 series are equipped with bolt, nut and cotter instead of clevis bolt as illustrated

PCTF-75 Dim Drawing Image

PCTF and PCTA series thimble clevises are used for normal duty guying and deadending applications of cable, wire grips and bails where 1 1/2 inch wire seat diameters are required. These Clevises include an integral side pulling eye to facilitate tensioning the guy wire or conductor.
Material:
PCTF  - Hot Dip Galvanized, Ductile Iron
PCTA - Aluminum Alloy for areas requiring extra resistance to corrosion
Cotter Pin - Stainless Steel

Catalog Number ACSR Main Range Conductor Range Guy Wire Ultimate Strength- Thimble Ultimate Strength - Eye A B C D E F Weight/100 (lbs)
PCTF-75 6-336.4 3/16-5/16 25,000 15,000 3/4 1 1/2 2 1/8 5/8 1 15/16 3 3/4 200

 

J554 Dim Drawing Image

Formed Steel Thimble Clevises provide a light duty, economical interface fitting to deadend wire grips, guy wire, conductor or bails to eye type fitting of insulators, eyebolts and pole eye plates. They are used where 1 1/2" wore seat diameters are required.
Material: Hot Dip Galvanized

Catalog Number Material Pin Dia Ultimate Strength (lbs) Wire Seat Diameter (in) Clevis Opening Approx Weight (Lbs Each)
J555 Pressed Steel 5/8 10,000 1-1/2 1 101
J575 Pressed Steel 5/8 7,500 1-1/2 1 100
J554 Pressed Steel 1/2 10,000 1-1/2 1 97

Ductile Iron, Thimble Clevis Dim Drawing Image

Ductile Iron, Thimble Clevis

Catalog Number Min Ultimate Strength Cable Groove Diameter Material A B C D Weight/100 (lbs)
FSA-88A-5 30,000 7/8 Ductile Iron 1-7/8 2-1/4 7/8 5/8 145
FSA-125-8 60,000 1-1/4 Dutile Iron 3-3/4 2-1/2 1-1/4 1 550
FSA-100-6 40,000 1 Ductile Iron 2-1/2 2-1/2 1-1/16 3/4 308

Aluminum Thimble Clevis

Catalog Number Min Ultimate Strength Cable Groove Diameter Material A (in) B (in) C (in) Diameter (in) Weight/100 (lbs)
SA201 12,000 7/8 Aluminum 1-7/8 2-1/4 7/8 5/8 78
SA209 12,000 1-5/8 Aluminum 2-3/4 2-1/2 7/8 5/8 108
SA100-5 20,000 1 Aluminum 2-5/8 2-1/2 1-1/16 5/8 120

1) SA-209  supplied with hex head bolt, nut and cotter

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