Figure 3-29.-Flemish eye and serving.
Flemish eye and serving (fig. 3-29)
Flemish eye and pressed metal sleeve
Tucked eye and serving (fig. 3-31)
Tucked eye and pressed metal sleeve
Fold back eye and pressed metal sleeve
Figure 3-30.-Flemish eye and pressed metal sleeve.
Figure 3-31.-Tucked eye and serving.
The splices in group one are the best and
The flemish eye with the pressed
metal sleeve is recommended for all rigging and
When properly fabricated, it
develops almost 100 percent of the catalogue
breaking strength. The strand ends of the spliced
rope are secured against the live portion of the
rope by means of a steel or aluminum sleeve set
in place under pressure.
Figure 3-32.Tucked eye and pressed metal sleeve.