rope socket

rope socket

[′rōp ‚säk·ət]
(design engineering)
A drop-forged steel device, with a tapered hole, which can be fastened to the end of a wire cable or rope and to which a load may be attached.
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Moreover, the Peak Map Tool also has identified catch positions for all fishing neck configurations from Rope Socket, to Sucker Rod to all proprietary quick lock connections.
The arrestor device consists of five main components, as follows: * A white metal or epoxy-resin wire rope socket. * A steel wire rope of 52 mm diameter (larger diameter ropes up to 60 mm can also be used).