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DIN 1480 Turnbuckle

DIN 1480 Turnbuckle

DIN 1480 Turnbuckle
DIN 1480 Turnbuckle

A Turnbuckle, also known as a Stretching Screw or Bottlescrew, serves as a vital mechanism for fine-tuning the tension or length of ropes, cables, tie rods, and various tensioning systems. Typically composed of two threaded eye bolts, with one featuring a left-hand thread and the other a right-hand thread, this device facilitates precise adjustments, making it indispensable in maintaining optimal tension and alignment across a wide range of applications.

Main Specification

Turnbuckle is usually Forged, Free forged, and Casting.

The surface of the turnbuckle’s original color, galvanized, hot galvanized.

The material is Carbon Steel.

High-Performance DIN 1480 Turnbuckles

DIN 1480 Turnbuckles: Your solution for precise and reliable tension adjustments. These high-quality turnbuckles are designed for ropes, cables, and tie rods, offering durability and precision. With left-hand and right-hand threads, achieving the perfect tension is effortless. Invest in DIN 1480 Turnbuckles today for dependable performance in your projects. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.


What is DIN 1480?

DIN 1480 – Turnbuckles, forged (open form)

What are the sizes of turnbuckle?

Standard sizes for DIN 1480 Turnbuckles include 6-inch, 9-inch, 12-inch, 18-inch, and occasionally 24-inch take-ups, ensuring versatility to meet your specific project requirements.

What determines the size of a turnbuckle?

Turnbuckles come in various categories based on thread diameter, take-up length, and end fittings. Thread diameter specifically denotes the size of the threaded part of the end fittings. Larger thread diameters offer superior load-carrying capabilities compared to their smaller counterparts.

What is the best material for turnbuckles?

Stainless Steel Excellence: Our 316L stainless steel turnbuckles deliver exceptional corrosion resistance and durability. Featuring standard UNC threading for easy hardware interchange, these turnbuckles are your top choice for withstanding high chloride and moisture-rich environments. Invest in longevity and performance with stainless steel precision.

How many wraps should be at each end of a turnbuckle?

For cable tension and aircraft rigging, rely on DIN 1480 Turnbuckles. Achieve precise adjustments while maintaining safety by ensuring no more than three turnbuckle threads are exposed on each side of the barrel in your cable system setup.

What does DIN mean in steel?

Deutsches Institut für Normung, abbreviated as DIN, stands as the authoritative source for German steel specifications. These standards, meticulously crafted by the German Institute for Standardization, carry a legacy of precision and excellence. As a proud member of both the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and the International Standards Organization (ISO), DIN ensures that its steel specifications align with global benchmarks for quality and reliability. Trust in DIN standards to uphold the highest industry norms and facilitate seamless international compatibility.

Cut to Length

Should loads applied to a turnbuckle be?

For safe and effective use, apply tension in a straight line, avoiding side loads. Prevent accidental unscrewing during lifts or long-term setups by using a correctly sized wrench on the turnbuckle’s flats for adjustments.

How do you prevent turnbuckles from turning?

Turnbuckles are commonly fastened with two cotter pins to prevent rotation and maintain the desired tension. However, cotter pins can pose issues as their protruding legs may snag on lines or even bystanders’ skin. To address this concern, some riggers opt to bend the cotter pin legs inward, effectively pointing them into the turnbuckle, minimizing the risk of entanglements and enhancing safety.

What are the different types of turnbuckles?

  • Jaw and jaw.
  • Eye and jaw.
  • Eye and eye.
  • Hook and hook.
  • Hook and eye.

What direction is a turnbuckle threaded?

In the world of turnbuckles, consistency is key. A turnbuckle always has one left-hand threaded end and one right-hand threaded end. This design allows for smooth and precise adjustments by rotating the turnbuckle, whether you’re bringing the rods closer together or moving them apart. For Clevis Rods, one Clevis is typically threaded with a left-hand thread, while in turnbuckle rods, both Clevises are threaded as right hand. This standardization ensures reliable tension adjustments for your applications.

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