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f i d i n f o r m at i o n
FID LENGTH DEFINITION ALUMINUM TUBULAR FIDS
The fid length for a rope is calculated as 21 times the rope diameter A different sized splicing fid is required for
As the rope diameter increases so does the fid length For example the each size of rope
fid length for a 4 diameter rope is 84
Short Section
The length of the splicing tool called a fid may or may not have a 11
of Fid
correlation with the fid length for a given rope diameter Refer to the
example above and imagine trying to splice a 4 diameter rope with an Fid Size Total Fid
Short Fid
Rope Dia Inches Length Inches Section Inches
84 fid To keep fids to a manageable length they may be scaled to the
actual fid length of a given rope diameter Our tubular fids are 100 14 512
2116
scale meaning that the overall length of the tool is equal to the actual 516 634
fid length for the corresponding rope diameter Our wire fids are 12 38 734
scale meaning that the length of the tool is 12 the actual fid length for 716 912
3916
the corresponding rope diameter 12 11
418
916 1214 358
58 14 418
34 16 434
C alculating fid 78 19
434
short section 1 21
514
14 12 short section is 375 of fid length
916 34 short section is 30 of fid length WIRE FIDS
For rope sizes above 3 circumference 1 diameter
78 and up short section is 25 of fid length use a wire fid Fid scale 12 for rope diameters
between 1 and 2
Short Section
Fid Size Total Fid Length Short Section
Rope Dia Inches L Inches C Inches
1 1012 258
118 1214 3
114 1314 314
1516 14 312
112 16 4
158 1712 412
134 19 434
2 21 514
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