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5207.0050 WIRE ROPE CLIPS.

Subpart 1.

Location of U-bolts.

Wire rope clips attached with U-bolts shall have the U-bolts on the dead or short end of the rope.

Subp. 2.

Clip construction.

Clips shall be made of drop forged steel. All nuts on the clip bolts of a newly installed rope shall be retightened after the first hour of service.

Subp. 3.

Clip spacing.

Spacing and number of clips shall be in accordance with the table below:

Rope Diameter
(inches)
Number of Clips
Drop Forged
Minimum Spacing
(inches)
1/8 2 3/4
3/16 2 1-1/8
1/4 2 1-1/2
5/16 2 1-7/8
3/8 2 2-1/4
7/16 2 2-5/8
1/2 3 3
5/8 3 3-3/4
3/4 4 4-1/2
7/8 4 5-1/4
1 5 6
1-1/8 6 6-1/4
1-1/4 6 7-1/2
1-3/8 7 8-1/4
1-1/2 7 9

Statutory Authority:

MS s 182.655

History:

12 SR 634

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008