FSG 40 | Rope, Cable, Chain, And Fittings
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Note-chain and wire rope, with attachments or terminations will be classified in this class when they are for general use. a. chain is a series of flexible links and/or rings fitted into one another used for supporting, lifting,restraining, dragging, or transmitting power. b. wire rope is formed from strands of twisted wire. Includes bead chain; weldless chain; single leg chain assemblies; wire rope; wire cord; single leg wire assemblies. Excludes power transmission chain (fsc 3020); slings.
Note-fiber rope is classified in this class when it is bulk material or for general use. items with attachments and/or terminations are identified in this class unless a more specific item name is used. a. fiber rope is flexible twisted strands of manila, nylon or other fiber. b. cordage is ropes or cords used in rigging (see item name definitions for parameters). c. twine is two or more strands twisted together. Includes fibrous cord assemblies; fibrous cord; fibrous rope; fibrous twine. Excludes wire rope (fsc 4010); slings (fsc 3940).
Note-all items, including specially designed, will be classified in this fsc. fittings classified in this fsc are items used in conjunction with chain, rope, and are attached to perform certain functions, (e.g., hooks, shackles, and wedges) refer to item name definitions for parameters. Includes anchor guys; wire stranded bands; wire rope clamps; cargo hooks; shackles; swivels; rope terminals; rope wedges. Excludes clamp blocks (fsc 5340); support hooks (fsc 5340).