Crosby Button Spelter Sockets

  • Available in six sizes from 1/2″ to 1-1/2″ (13 mm – 38 mm).
  • Button Spelter terminations have a 100% efficiency rating, based on the catalog strength of the wire rope.
  • Designed for use with mobile cranes. Can be used to terminate high performance, rotation resistant ropes and standard 6 strand ropes.
  • Easy to install assembly utilizes Crosby® WIRELOCK® socketing compound.
  • Sockets and buttons are re-usable.
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  • Replacement buttons and sockets are available.
  • Locking feature available to prevent rotation of rope.
  • Button contains cap with eye that can be attached to, and used to pull, rope during reeving process.
  • All sizes are RFID EQUIPPED.

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Crosby is the world leader in rigging, lifting, and material handling hardware. We set the standard for quality, training, and technical expertise in the field.

The Crosby Group was the first to:

  • Produce the forged wire rope clip (1880s)
  • Produce wire rope guards on sheaves that can be opened for easy reeving (1925)
  • Forge load rating (working load limit) directly onto product (1958)
  • Quench and temper fittings for more reliable performance (1973)
  • Forge Product Identification Code (PIC) into each product that allows traceability to its respective date of production and material certification (1977)
  • Rate products as Fatigue Rated (1991)
  • Forge patented QUIC-CHECK™ markings into hooks, shackles, and various other rigging products to assist users in determining proper use (1992)
  • Produce a crane block that can be reeved without removing the wedge socket from wire rope in the United States (1996)
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