Thimbles protect cable from wear and tear. They help to distribute the load on the cable over a larger area, thereby increasing the lifeof the cable.
Furthermore it protects the cable from material fatigue and bein cut wire by wire over time at the point of attachement.Our thimbles come in cold-rolled steel (zinc plated).
Our miniature stainless steel thimble for 1/32” and 3/64” cable has no applicable military specification while our larger thimble for 3/64” and 1/16” cable meets all Military Specifications.
Photo below from left to right:
A) 1/32” on miniature thimble and zinc-plated copper oval sleeve
B) 1/32“3/64” on miniature thimble and zinc-plated copper oval sleeve 3/64“
C) 3/64” on regular thimble and zinc-plated copper oval sleeve 3/64“
D) 1/16” on regular thimble and zinc-plated copper oval sleeve 1/16“
Regular zinc-plated steel thimbles
For cable sizes 3/64” and 1/16”
Price each: US $ 0.50
Miniature zinc-plated steel thimbles
For cable sizes 1/32” and 3/64”
Our 7x7 stainless steel cables are flexible enough to loop
Price each: US $ 1.00