How many types of eye bolts are there?

The most common types of eye bolts used in industrial applications are: nut eye bolts, machinery eye bolts and screw eye bolts. All three types come in two styles: plain and shoulder. Each type comes in different sizes and finishes.

How do you specify the eye bolt?

Specifications for eyebolts include:
  1. Maximum load capacity – The maximum load which an eyebolt can handle.
  2. Shank length – For fully-threaded eyebolts, shank diameter equals the thread length.
  3. Threaded length.
  4. Eye inside diameter (ID)
  5. Eye section diameter or eye thicknes.
  6. Total weight.

What is the difference between a dynamo eye bolt and a collared eye bolt?

Dynamo eyebolts are a versatile eyebolt as they have a larger eye than the normal collared eyebolt which can provide a more convenient attachment point.

What is the difference between an eye bolt and a ring bolt?

The eye bolt has a single ring forged to the top of the shank, while the ring bolt has an additional ring that articulates around this first forged ring. This means that the eye bolt is designed to accommodate forces from straight above or below, while the ring bolt can handle forces coming from an angle.

What sizes do eye bolts come in?

Forged Eye Bolt Dimensions
Length (B)Outside Eye Diameter (C)Inside Eye Diameter (D)
1/4″-20 (A)
8″4-7/16″2-3/16″
12″4-7/16″2-3/16″
18″4-7/16″2-3/16″

What is a forged eye bolt?

Forged eye bolts are made by drawing parts of metal into a form that leaves it with an “eye” through which other material may be threaded.

How do I stop my eye bolt from spinning?

Pack washers between the shoulder and the load surface to ensure that the eye bolt firmly contacts the surface. Make sure that the nut is properly torqued. Engage at least 90% of threads in a receiving hole when using shims or washers. Attach only one sling leg to each eye bolt.

What is a swivel eye bolt?

A swivel hoist ring, also called a swivel eye bolt, works much the same way as a machinery lifting eye bolt. A swivel hoist ring has a fully threaded shank with inch or metric threads. It is intended for use with tapped holes that have been engineered as a lifting point for industrial machinery.

How much weight can an eye screw hold?

For example, an eye bolt with a 1/4 inch shank can typically hold up to 600 pounds at a straight pull (no angle). However, at a 15 degree angle, the maximum weight capacity drops to 480 pounds (80% of the “straight pull” weight capacity).

How are swing bolts measured?

What is the use of eye bolt?

An eye bolt is a bolt with a loop at one end. They are used to firmly attach a securing eye to a structure, so that ropes or cables may then be tied to it.

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How much weight can an eye bolt hold?

For example, an eye bolt with a 1/4 inch shank can typically hold up to 600 pounds at a straight pull (no angle). However, at a 15 degree angle, the maximum weight capacity drops to 480 pounds (80% of the “straight pull” weight capacity).

Can you side load a eye bolt?

the load. Always countersink receiving hole or use washer with sufficient I.D. to seat shoulder. Always screw eye bolt down completely for proper seating.

Machinery Eye Bolts are primarily intended to. be installed into tapped holes.
Direction of Pull (In-Line)Adjusted Work Load
90 Degrees25% of Work Load Limit

What is a bent bolt?

The bend of the bolt is used to keep materials in place without providing any room for radical movement. Once the bolt is secured, it acts as the perfect joint for heavy loads. Depending on your application’s requirement, we also provide Bent bolts in zinc plated coating and galvanised coating.

How do I stop my eye bolt from spinning?

Pack washers between the shoulder and the load surface to ensure that the eye bolt firmly contacts the surface. Make sure that the nut is properly torqued. Engage at least 90% of threads in a receiving hole when using shims or washers. Attach only one sling leg to each eye bolt.

How much weight can a M12 eye bolt take?

12mm diameter x 1.75mm pitch, 20mm shank length, Yellow Chromate Metric Machinery Eye Bolt, Working Load Limit (WLL): 1000 kg / 2204.620 lbs.

Can you use eye bolts for swings?

If you prefer not to use a hanger kit for your porch swing, use heavy-duty galvanized or stainless-steel screw eyes, screw hooks or eye bolts with an enclosed ring or hook on one end so you can attach your rope or chain.