Nicopress Tin-Plated Copper Oval/Duplex Compression sleeves (sometimes called ferrules), originally patented by our engineers, are used for making eye and lap splices on wire rope. They are economical and can hold approximately 100% of the cable’s rated breaking strength, depending on the cable size and type used and conform to MS51844. We have determined through pull-testing that Nicopress Oval Sleeves will hold military specification grade aircraft cable in tension until it breaks, when the cable is made to military specifications for 3x7. 7x7, 7x19 and 6x19 IWRC and correctly applied with Nicopress Tools.

Product Code Wire Size (mm) Wire Size (inch) Sleeve Length (Before/After) Tool Required Weight per 1000 Required Crimps
N08SS 0.8mm 1/32" 6.4mm/7.5mm N17-BA 0.02 TBC
N12SS 1.0mm to 1.2mm 3/64" 9.5mm/11mm N33V or N64CG 0.05 TBC
N16SS 1.5mm to 2.0mm 1/16 9.5mm/11mm N33V or N64CG 0.05 TBC
N24SS 2.4mm to 2.5mm 3/32" 9.5mm/11mm N33V or N64CG 0.09 TBC
N32SS 3.0mm to 3.2mm 1/8" 14mm/19mm N33V or N64CG 0.14 TBC
N40SS 4.0mm 5/32" 16mm/22mm N63V 0.64 TBC
N48SS 4.8mm to 5.0mm 3/16" 24mm/30mm N63V 0.77 TBC
N55SS 5.5mm to 6.0mm 7/32" 22mm/27mm N51F 1.41 TBC
N64SS 6.4mm to 7.0mm 1/4" 25mm/35mm N3F6 2.00 TBC
N80SS 7.2mm to 8.0mm 9/32" & 5/16" 27mm/35mm N3G9 TBC TBC

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