Turnbuckles provide easy means for tensioning, loosening and removing chain and rope load lines. CM Turnbuckles are forged then hot dip galvanized. All meet Federal Specification FF-T-791b Type 1, Form 1.
Turnbuckles can be used to apply tension to wire rope or cable.
Composed of a forged body and two end fittings. End fittings can be eyes, jaws, or hooks.
Must only be applied to loads within their working load limit as specified for the particular end fitting being applied.
Apply turnbuckles in a straight in-line manner only. Do not allow anything to contact the turnbuckle body or end attachment threaded shanks.
Apply load to the center of end attachment eyes and bowl of hooks. Do not tip load hooks or side load eyes.