S & F TOOL–Hand Swaging Tools
Campact swaging tool for oval sleeves.
Oval sleeves or Nicopress® fittings are a convenient way to create pennants and security cables using wire rope. These hand swaging tools provide an affordable way to swage on the spot—and they will fit in your tool box. When used properly, the swages will meet the strength of 7 x7 and 7 x 19 wire. This coated steel tool resists corrosion and provides dies to fit commonly used oval sleeves. Grade 8 bolts transfer pressure to oval sleeve fittings using a wrench or socket to complete the swage.Bolts are pre-lubricated for smooth operation under load. For a convenient way to swage oval sleeves on a bench or on a boat, pick up a West Marine Hand Swaging Tool.
- Compact tool that can be used for on-site swaging
- Ideal for swaging oval sleeves on wire rope
- Pre-lubricated Grade 8 bolts for strength and smooth operation
- Two sizes that provide dies for commonly used wire sizes
Note: A five to one safety factor is recommended while creating wire rope products; meaning if a cable is rated for 1000 lbs. it will safely carry 200 lbs. For use with 1 x 19 wire, two oval sleeves are required to achieve safe working strength.
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