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ECO Sheave

ECO Sheave

The ECO Sheave is an economical, high-quality overboarding sheave designed for use with small diameter electro-mechanical cable or wire rope. It is intended for use with small to medium-sized oceanographic, water quality hydrographic, or geophysical instrumentation, including CTD’s, water samplers, plankton nets and bottom grab samplers, and is appropriate in applications supported by SOSI’s ECO and ECO Magnum winches used with small diameter cables.

The ECO Sheave is constructed of stainless steel (316L) and has an 8-inch Delrin® sheave with permanently oiled bronze bearing and 3/8 in. stainless steel (316) shackle. The sheave is available with one of three different groves specifically sized for 1/8 in. (3.2mm), 5/32 in. (4.0mm), or 5mm. nominal wire diameters.


Sheave Overall diameter 8 in. (203 mm) Groove diameter 7 in. (178 mm)
Cable bend radius 3 ½ in. (89 mm) Sheave width 1 in. (25 mm)
Working Load Limit (WLL) 500 lbs. (227 kg) Weight 4.75 lbs. (2.16 kg)
Ordering - Specify Cable Diameter to be used:
1/8" P/N 367-100-070
5/32" P/N 418-100-070
5 mm P/N 418-100-080


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