|ITEM NO.||Sheave Dia.||Rope||Main Dimensions (mm)||Product Code|
|SHEAVE BLOCK FOR WIRE ROPE, SBW TYPE|
|SHEAVE BLOCK FOR MANILA ROPE, SBM TYPE|
A sheave block, also known simply as a sheave, is a type of pulley with a grooved wheel designed to hold and guide a rope or cable. Sheaves are commonly used in various applications, including industrial, construction, maritime, and transportation. They serve several important functions:
Sheaves come in various sizes and configurations, depending on their intended use. They can be made from different materials, such as steel, aluminum, or plastic, depending on the application's requirements.
In summary, sheave blocks are essential components in many mechanical systems, helping to change the direction of ropes or cables, increase mechanical advantage, reduce friction, and maintain tension.