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Engineered Assemblies

Thread size vs. rope diameter: general threading guidelines

In this excerpt from the Union Wire Rope Assemblies Handbook, learn why thread sizes are compatible with individual rope diameters.  Additionally, understand how to make the choice between material content including: carbon steel, galvanized, stainless steel, and plated fittings such as cadmium.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: 2014
Source: TUF-GRIP Handbook (1 page)

Tuf-Grip Assemblies Handbook

The name Tuf-GripTM says it all.  Tuf-GripTM fittings are securely attached to the wire rope by “clamping forces” that grip the rope and allow the tensile load to be transferred into the fitting.  In this Wire Rope Assemblies Handbook, learn how Union can design the fitting to accommodate an almost infinite number of variations.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: 2015
Source: TUF-GRIP Assemblies Handbook (ALL PAGES) (20 pages)

U.S. Made Wire Rope and Cable Products

In this Product Bulletin, learn the various definition of "U.S. made wire rope" including references to the Buy American Act and the Buy America Requirement.  Additionally, learn how Union wire rope products meet these definitions.

PDFView DocumentDate of Publication: July 2014
Source: Product Bulletin (2 pages)