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' Double Braid Eye Splice'




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eye splice double braid Class I
Class I ropes are made from any or all of the following fibers olefin polyester or nylon Additional rope
needed for splice
Circ of rope in feet plus length of eye
This splice is not suitable for double braid constructions Double Braid Class II
with thimble 112 x circ of the
The eye splice is used to place a permanent loop in the end of a rope generally for attachment
rope in feet
purposes to a fixed point An eye is also used to form the rope around a thimble which is used
to protect the rope especially when it is to be attached to a shackle chain or wire rope
1 marking the measurements Core must be extracted
from
cover at this point
step
Tape end to be spliced with one thin layer of tape Then measure
one 1 tubular fid length or two 2 wire fid lengths because a X
wire fid is half size from the end of the rope and mark 1 layer of tape From
loop
desired size
This is point R Reference
From R form a loop the size of the eye desired and mark 1 fid length R
This is point X where you extract the core from inside the
cover If using a thimble form the loop around the thimble or
Tie a tight slip knot approximately five 5 fid lengths from X 2 wire fids up to 13 circ
Tie a slipknot about 5 fid length from X
step
extracting the core
Bend the rope sharply at X With the pusher or any sharp tool such as an ice pick awl
or marlin spike spread the cover strands to expose core First pry then pull the core
completely out of cover from X to the taped end of the rope Put one layer only of tape
on the end of the core Note Do not pull cover strands away from rope when spread
X Prying out the core
ing cover as this will distort the rope To assure correct positioning of Mark 1 do the following
Holding the exposed core slide cover as far back as possible R
toward the tightly tied slipknot Then firmly smooth the cover
back from the slipknot toward the taped end Smooth again
1 layer of tape
until all cover slack is removed Then mark the core where it cover
come out of the cover This is Mark 1
core
Mark 1
step
marking the core
Again slide the cover toward the slipknot to expose more
core From Mark 1 measure along the core toward X
a distance equal to the short section of a tubular fid
two short sections if using a wire fid and make two
heavy marks This is Mark 2
X cover
2 short sections with wire fid
Mark on Fid
From Mark 2 measure in the same direction one fid Mark 3 Mark
2 Mark 1
length plus another short section of the fid with a wire cor
fid double measurements make three 3 heavy marks One fid length plus another short section
Short
section
This is Mark 3 of lid
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98248 F eye splice double braid Class I
R T
m a r k i n g t h e c o v e r f o r ta p e r i n g
cover
Note the nature of the cover braid It is made up of
strands with either one two or three ends By inspec
tion you can see half the strands revolve to the right X
Mark 2 Mark 1
around the rope and half revolve to the left Mark 3
core
Beginning at R and working toward the taped end of
the cover count eight 8 consecutive strands single or
pairs which revolve to the right or left Mark the eighth
8th strand This is point T Make point T go completely
around the cover Starting at T and working toward the
taped cover end count and mark every fifth 5th right and left strand until you reach the end of
the taped cover For those ropes with a 20 strand cover count and mark the fifth 5th right and
left strand From that mark count to the fourth 4th right and left strand Proceed in this manner
marking the fifth 5th right and left strand and then marking the fourth 4th right and left strand
until you reach the end of the taped cover
step
putting the cover inside core
Insert the fid into the core at Mark 2 Slide it through and out at Mark 3
Cov Add extra tape to the cover end then jam it tightly into the hollow end of
Pinch
taped end the fid see insert Hold core lightly at Mark 3 place pusher joint into taped
If splicing an eye with X
end and push fid and cover through at Mark 2 and out at Mark 3 with a
to insert
a thimble with ears Mark 3 Mark 2
into lid wire fid first press prongs into cover then tape over Then after fid is on
insert thimble prior to milk braid over fid while pulling fid
through from Mark 2 to Mark 3
inserting cover into core
Take the fid off the cover continue pulling cover tail through the core until
Put core through ears Mark 1
and slide past Mark 3
Mark R on the cover emerges from Mark 3 Then remove the tape from the
Core end of the cover
6 p e r f o r m i n g ta p e r
step
Make sure the tape is removed from the cover end Start with the last marked pair of cover strands toward the end
cut and pull them completely out Fig 6A Cut and remove next marked strands and continue with each right and left
marked strands until you reach point T Do not cut beyond this point
The result should be a gradual taper ending in a point Very carefully pull the cover back through the core until point T
emerges from Mark 2
6A cover
Mark 3 Mark 2
T core cover
R core Mark 1 6B
Mark cover for tapering
as described in Step 4 Mark 3 Mark 2
T Mark 1 core
core
Tapered Cover
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Ferndale WA USA 98248 F eye splice double braid Class I
step
reinserting core into cover
From X on the cover measure approximately onethird 13 a tubular fid length
toward the slip knot on the rope and mark this as Z
You are now ready to put the core back into the cover from T to Z Insert the fid
at T jam the taped core end tightly into the end of the fid With the pusher push
the fid and core through the cover tunnel past X and through the cover at Z
When pushing the fid past X to Z make sure the fid does not catch any internal
core strands
note Depending on the eye size a fid may
not be long enough to reach from T to Z in one Insert core into
Cov cover at point T
pass If not bring the fid out through the cover er
pull the core through and reinsert the fid into
exactly the same hole it came out of Do this
as many times as needed to reach Z T
Mark 3
13 fid X
length
Core Mark 2 Core
Mark 1
Z Cover tail
Fid and end of core
comes out at Z
8 8A Measure 13 fid
from start of reduction cuts
m a r k i n g r e d u c e v o l u m e ta i l c o r e
step
mark toward end and mark Cut off remain
Alternately pull on the core tail at Z then pull on the tapered cover at ing tail at this point Make cut on
a 45 angle to
Mark 3 The crossover should be tightened until it is approximately equal prevent a blunt end see insert
to the diameter of the ropeSmooth out the cover of the eye completely With one hand hold crossover MARK T
from crossover T toward X to get all the slack out of the eye area Smooth cover section of eye out
firmly and
Mark the core tail through the cover at Point X completely from crossover toward X
reduced
Pull the core tail out until the mark just made on the core is exposed at Z volumn core tail should disappear
into cover at Z
Reduce the core volume at this point by cutting and removing one strand Smooth out core section from
crossover towards
at each group progressing around the circumference Mark 3 and cover taper will
disappear into core
of the rope
Smooth out
ma core t
rk o a
f X il out
is e u
xpo ntil Cutting and
sed Mark core tail removing
at X
Mark 3
Point Z One half the
13 fid from T ends from 13
each core
Point X
core
strand
Cover Taper Crossover
Smooth out and cover Do this at mark made
taper will disappear on core through 45 angle cut
cover at X
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Ferndale WA USA 98248 F eye splice double braid Class I
9 burying the exposed core
step
Hold the rope at the slipknot and with the other hand milk the cover toward the splice
gently at first them more firmly The cover will slide over Mark 3 Mark 2 and crossover
T up to R it may be necessary to occasionally smooth out eye during milking to prevent
reduced volume tail catching in the throat of the splice
If bunching occurs at the crossover preventing full burying smooth cover from T to X
Grasp crossover at T with one hand and then firmly smooth cover slack female side
of eye with the other hand toward the throat X
Repeat as necessary until bunching disappears
Continue milking until all cover slack between the Beginining at slipknot milk cover by
sliding hand toward loop
knot and the throat of the eye has been removed
Mark 2
Bury to Mark R
10 TIP BEFORE b u r y i n g t h e c o r e
step
A Anchor the loop of the slipknot by tying it to a stationary object before starting to
bury You can then use both hands and the weight of your body to more easily bury
the cover over the core and crossover see Figure 1 and Figure 2
B Holding the crossover tightly milk all the excess cover from R to X
Flex and loosen the rope at the crossover point during the final burying process
Hammering the cover at X will help loosen the strands
With larger ropes it is helpful to securely anchor the slipknot attach a small line
to the braided core at the crossover and mechanically apply tension with either a
block and tackle capstan comealong or power winch
Tension will reduce the diameter of the core and
crossover
crossover for easier burying see Figure 2
Figure 1 core
In order to prevent noload opening of
your eye splice Samson recommends
the eye
Please download lock stitch instructions pull
to complete this splice
crossover
mechanical tension
small line core firmly secured
Figure 2
pull
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2090 Thornton Street T 3603844669 2007 Samson Rope Technologies Inc All rights reserved Ferndale
WA USA 98248 F

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