G170-150 Manual Capstan Rope Grip

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G170-150 Manual Capstan Rope Grip


Model #
Max Force Capacity
150 kN (33750 lbf)
Sample Diameter
5 to 25 mm
Sample Type
Temperature Range
0 to 70 C (32 to 160 F) - other temperatures available on request.
Fixture Adapter
Af50 (50 mm or 1.97 in) diameter with 25 mm crosspin; Other adapters available upon request.
Max Jaw Width
50 mm (1.97 in)
Capstan Diameter
270 mm (10.6 in)
Capstan Width
70 mm
Minimum Sample Length
2600 mm
This manual capstan grips are used for testing high capacity ropes. The test specimen is wrapped one or more times around the capstan before being clamped with jaws. The capstan roller generates a slow notch free stress relief to prevent the breakage of the specimen in the jaw clamping area. The number of wraps depends on the sample's coefficient of friction.


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