The aluminium ferrule K (Konit™) are made from a special designed profile. The K ferrule has been validated according to TALURIT™ splicing system requirements. The ferrule are produced from seamfree extrucions which are extruded seamlessly over mandrel and the aluminium alloy is EN AW-5051A according to EN 573-3.
The K ferrule can be used in basic applications, with bright or galvanized single layer steel wire ropes with round strands up to fill factor 0,60 and grade 1960. The types of rope lay shall be Ordinary or Lang lay. For fibre core wire ropes larger than 60 mm the maximum rope grade is 1770. Wire ropes shall conform to EN 12385-4 and 5.
The K ferrule become smaller in diameter after pressing than the T-ferrule. For economic reasons.
- Material: Aluminum
- Marking: According to standard
- Standard: EN 13411-3