Swaged Cable Swivel Hook Assembly and Swivel Hook Therefor.
Patent, Filed 20 Nov 95, patented 31 Dec 96,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A swaged cable swivel hook assembly includes a swivel hook and upper and lower swage elements for attachment to a portion of an elongated cable. The swivel hook includes an arcuate-shaped hook body defining a cavity and having a pair of upper and lower end portions spaced apart from one another and defining an opening through the hook body to the cavity. Upper and lower bores are respectively formed through the upper and lower end portions of the hook body for receiving a portion of the cable therethrough to provide a closure for crossing the opening through the hook body to the cavity. Upper and lower sockets are respectively formed in the upper and lower end portions of the hook body adjacent to the respective upper and lower bores. The upper swage element is attached to the cable portion at a first location thereon and is removably seatable within the upper socket to support the hook body on the cable. The lower swage element is attached to the cable portion at a second location thereon spaced below the first location and is removably seatable within the lower socket for respectively securing and releasing to and from the hook body the closure provided by the cable portion. The assembly also includes a releasable detent arrangement releasably securing the hook body to the upper swage element seated in the upper socket.
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