Single Sheave Snatch Block with Hook or Eye, HS/ES type

Item No.: 1702
The snatch block is one of today's most widely used type blocks. As generally applied, its title refers to that group of intermittent-service blocks which quickly attach and“snatch" or move loads over relatively short distances.
Description What is a Single Sheave Snatch Block
H-Lift Snatch Block with Hook(HS type) or with Eye(ES type):
  • Sheaves made of cast iron.
  • Powder metallurgy bushings provide improved oil retention.
  • Side opening design permits quick, easy insertion of rope or cable without threading.
  • Available with hook or eye head fittings.
  • Available with single sheave or double sheave
  • Safety factor is 4 to 1.
Single Sheave Snatch Block with Hook
Snatch Block with Hook or Eye
Single Sheave Snatch Block with Eye

Item No.  Sheave Dia. Capacity Dimensions(mm) Wire Rope Dia. N.W. Product Code
Hook Eye mm t Hook A1 Eye A2 B C mm kg
Single Wheel
HS075005 ES075005 75 0.5 286 227 87 50 8 1.6 170200500
HS100010 ES100010 100 1 311.5 284.5 112 55.5 10 3.5 170201000
HS125015 ES125015 125 1.5 370 344 140 63.5 13 4.6 170201500
HS150020 ES150020 150 2 442.5 417 168 101 16 7.7 170202000
HS180030 ES180030 180 3 498 478 204 107 19 11 170203000
HS200040 ES200040 200 4 590.5 556 226 128 22 19.3 170204000
HS250050 ES250050 250 5 590.5 651 276 147 25 33.8 170205000
HS300060 ES300060 300 6 795 775 330 162 26 48 170206000
HS350100 ES350100 350 10 934 898 395 178 28 66 170210000
What is a Single Sheave Snatch Block
Single Sheave Snatch Block with Hook
Snatch Block with Hook or Eye
Single Sheave Snatch Block with Eye

A single sheave snatch block is a type of pulley system that is designed to facilitate the movement of heavy loads. It consists of a single wheel, known as a sheave, that is mounted within a block or housing. The sheave has a groove or channel that allows a wire rope or cable to be threaded through it.

Single sheave snatch blocks are commonly used in a variety of applications, including construction, logging, and industrial settings, where heavy loads need to be lifted or moved. They are particularly useful in situations where a load needs to be redirected, such as when pulling an object around a corner or over an obstacle.

One of the primary benefits of a single sheave snatch block is that it can increase the mechanical advantage of a system. By redirecting the direction of force, the block can help to reduce the amount of effort required to move a load. This is particularly useful when using hand-operated winches or come-alongs.

Single sheave snatch blocks come in a range of sizes and weight capacities, so it's important to choose the right block for the job at hand. When selecting a snatch block, it's important to consider factors such as the weight of the load, the strength of the wire rope or cable, and the environment in which the block will be used.

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