Figure 5-21.A. Unreeling wire rope; B. Uncoiling wire rope.
the reversal should be of a larger diameter than
ordinarily used and should be spaced as far apart as
Sizes of Sheaves
The diameter of a sheave should never be less than
20 times the diameter of the wire rope. An exception
is 6 by 37 wire for a smaller sheave that can be used
because this wire rope is more flexible.
Figure 5-22.A wire rope loop.