The function of the thimble is permanent to protect the stell wire rope. There are many styles and size, depending on the type of stell wire rope that would use each type of thimble respectively.
Thimble can be cold-rolled, hot-rolled, depending on the features of the product used…
During using, the thimble needs to have regularly testing. The inspection of the product during use is sorely needed because the product can reduce the quality, misuse or overloading that could changed, deformed steel’s structure inside the product.
Thimble has to appropriate rotate so that steel wire rope can fit snugly into the groove axis of the thimble. The size of the thimble shall be equal to the diameter of the steel wire rope used. With the steel wire rope have average size should use a larger thimble than 1 size.