Sheaves

We can supply sheaves in a variety of materials (mild steel, hardened steel, stainless steel, nylon etc) and to any sizes required with either bronze bushes fitted or sealed ball bearings.

The table below lists our standard range of sheave sizes and the maximum recommended wire rope diameter for each sheave size.

 DIAMETER
    WIDTH
BORE (WITH BRONZE BUSHES FITTED).
MAX. RECOMMENDEDWIRE ROPE DIAMETER.
  2.5/8″        65mm     3.1/2″       90mm     1.1/16″    27.0 mm (NO BUSH)
  4″            102mm     3″             76mm     1″            25.4 mm                             8 mm
  4″            102mm     4″           102mm     1″            25.4 mm                           10 mm
  5″            127mm     4″           102mm     1.1/4″      32.0 mm                           12 mm
  6″            152mm     5″           127mm     1.1/4″      32.0 mm                           14 mm
  6″            152mm     5″           127mm     1.1/2″      38.1 mm                           14 mm
  7″            178mm     5″           127mm     1.1/4″      32.0 mm                           16 mm
  7″            178mm     5″           127mm     1.1/2″      38.1 mm                           16 mm
  7″            178mm     6″           152mm     1.1/2″      38.1 mm                           16 mm
  8″            203mm     5″           127mm     1.1/2″      38.1 mm                           20 mm