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Fall Arrest Systems

Fall Arrest System with worker cliped in

SWR supply key components to the manufacturers and installers of fall arrest systems.

With years of knowledge, our team can supply everything from wire rope through to individual and bespoke fittings used in these systems. Some of our main components are listed below:

Wire Ropes for Fall Arrest Systems

1X19 (12/6/1) 8mm⌀

Nominal Diameter
8 mm⌀
Approximate Mass
0.312 kg/m
Minimum breaking loads - 1770 Mpa
45.5 kN

7X7 (6/1) 8mm⌀

Nominal Diameter
8 mm⌀
Approximate Mass
0.242 kg/m
Minimum breaking loads - 1770 Mpa
38.0 kN

Fittings for Fall Arrest Systems

Fork and Swage Rigging Screw

M12 Thread with a swaging dimension of 12.5mm. This is smaller than the standard 16mm dimension usually associated with 8mm rope, which makes it popular among engineers swaging on site using an Electro/Hydraulic hand tool.

Part Code
SSRFS0812M
D1
M12 mm
Wire
8 mm
L1
305
A
14 mm
D
12 mm
H
20 mm
LG
420 mm
D3
12.5 mm
L2
80 mm
T
5 mm
B
3 mm
L
150 mm
WT
0.585 kg

Swage Fork Terminal

Commonly used in the industry to swage on site. Swaged eyes & studs are also available.

Part Code
SSSF0008
L1
145 mm
Wire
8 mm
L2
85 mm
A
17 mm
D
16 mm
H
26 mm
D2
26 mm

Fork and Eye Rigging Screw

Used by many to get the tension required for systems. The benefit of this fitting is that it does not require swaging on site.

Part Code
SSRFE0012
D1
M12 mm
Wire
8 mm
L1
235
A
14 mm
D
12 mm
H
20 mm
E
8 mm
A1
13 mm
T
25 mm

Bespoke Items

We can also source specific fittings and wire rope constructions, producing bespoke assemblies to order by our fast in-house wire rope assembly team. Simply contact us with your requirements or use our online assembly configurator.

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