Crosby McKissick Types of Sheaves

Finished Bore Sheaves

  • Roll-ForgedTM sheaves are available in sizes up to 78″ in diameter.
  • McKissick® Finished Bore Sheaves can be equipped with bushings or bearings at an optional charge.
  • 14″ diameter sheaves and larger are Roll-ForgedTM with Flame hardened grooves to minimum Rockwell 35C.
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Bronze Bushed Sheaves

  • Roll-Forged sheaves are available in sizes up to 78″ in diameter.
  • McKissick® Bronze Bushed Sheaves are equipped with S.A.E. 660 Bronze Bushings for cold finished shafts with oil groove.
  • For sizes not listed, McKissick Finished Bore Sheaves can be equipped with bronze bushings at an optional charge.

 


Roller Bearing Sheaves

  • Roll-Forged™ sheaves are available in sizes up to 78” in diameter.
  • McKissick® Roller Bearing Sheaves are designed to operate on shafts carborized to 60 Rockwell “C” and groove to +/- .0005 of the indicated shaft size. Some sizes are available with an optional inner race. Check with your Lifting Specialist for more details.
  • Application should provide for 1/32″ running clearance over the hub width.
  • For sizes not listed, McKissick Finished Bore Sheaves can be equipped with Roller Bearings at an optional charge.

 


Tapered Bearing Sheaves

  • Roll-Forged sheaves are available in sizes up to 78″ in diameter.
  • Tapered Bearing Sheaves are designed to operate on shafts machined to +/- .0005 of the indicated shaft size.
  • Applications should provide for tightening separator plates against bearing cones to adjust and insure proper function of bearing.
  • For larger sizes, McKissick® Finished Bore Sheaves can be equipped with tapered bearing at an optional charge.

 

 

Brand

Crosby

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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