The end of a single wire rope is bent back along the rope to form the eye, and strands are hand-tucked into the body of the rope in what is called a burnt end splice. With Burnt End splices, the ends of strands are left exposed and cut off with a torch. Upon special request, a premium splice known as a tapered and concealed splice can be provided. Slings with rope bodies larger than 1″ diameter are made only with Burnt End splices. All have the same rated capacity, size for size
* Rated Capacities Basket Hitch based on D/d Ratio of 15.
Rated Capacities based on pin diameter no larger than natural eye width or less than the nominal sling diameter.
Rated Capacities based on design factor of 5.
Sling angles of less than 30 degrees shall not be used.
** Working Load limit.
*** See Choker Hitch Rated Capacity Adjustment.