Standard and Custom wire rope hardware

Quality wire rope hardware and fittings

Wire rope hardware includes the fittings, connectors, and accessories used in conjunction with wire ropes to facilitate their installation, connection, and usage in various applications. Our hardware and fittings ensure safety, stability, and effectiveness when rigging cable and wire rope.

Continental Cable offers the following hardware and fittings, see below for specifics:

  • Threaded Aircraft Fittings
  • Aircraft Eye And Fork:
  • Strap Fork And Eye
  • Thimbles
  • Stamped Eyelets

Whether you need a standard or a special cable hardware or fitting, we can assist you from inception to completion. Let our Sales Team help you out today.

in stock or custom made to order

Our engineers work with you to provide optimal products of the highest quality for orders of every size. We are recognized as working with the leaders in the Aerospace and Defense Industries. We also service a wide variety of other applications and industries such as medical equipment, automotive, military, industrial equipment, telecommunications, and more.

Available Wire rope Hardware Products

With a variety of hydraulic swagers and rotary swaging machines, we are capable of swaging 3/64” through 1” diameter fittings.

threaded aircraft fittings

Threaded Aircraft Fittings

  • Available in stainless steel
  • Meets MS21259 or MS21260
  • For cable diameters 1/16" through 1/2"

strap fork and eye

strap fork and eye

  • Available in stainless steel
  • Parts available to the NAS1435 specification
  • Un-numbered and unstamped NAS1435 parts offered at lower cost
  • For cable diameters 1/16" through 3/16"

coated cable


  • AN100 type thimbles available in carbon steel, cadmium plated and stainless steel
  • Lighter duty thimble is for cable diameters 1/16" through 3/8"
  • Standard and heavy-duty thimbles in galvanized and stainless steel available

stamped eyelets

  • Available in zinc plated carbon steel and stainless steel
  • Several pin hole sizes to chose from for each eyelet size
  • Larger eyelets available upon request; not standard stock items
  • Cable diameters 3/64", 1/16", 3/32" and 1/8"

aluminum copper stop sleeves

Aluminum or Copper stops

  • Available in copper and aluminum
  • Copper stops are offered to fit cable diameters of 1/32" through 3/8"
  • Aluminum stops fit 1/16" through 1/4" cable.
  • Stop sleeves will not hold to the nominal published break strength of any cable
  • Inquire about our hand swaging tools and 50 ton hydraulic swager for assembling stops on cable
  • View Aluminum Stops

stamped eyelets

Aircraft Eye and Fork:

  • Available stainless steel
  • Meets MS20667 or MS20668
  • For cable diameters 1/16" through 7/16"

clips for wire rope


  • Available in stainless steel and galvanized malleable iron based
  • Will not hold the nominal published break strength of the cable
  • Not to be used in a load lifting capacity
  • For cable diameters 1/16" through 1/2"
  • View Clip Parts

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ball shank fittings

Ball fittings

  • Available in stainless steel
  • Plain ball
  • Ball and single shanks (MS20664)
  • Ball and double shanks (MS20663
  • For cable diameters 1/16" through 5/16"