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Steel Cable Sheaves

  • High-Quality Material: Steel cable sheaves are made from durable and reliable materials to ensure long-lasting performance.
  • Precision Engineering: Each sheave is meticulously engineered to provide smooth and efficient operation.
  • Various Sizes Available: We offer steel cable sheaves in a wide range of sizes to meet different requirements.
  • Corrosion Resistance: The sheaves are designed to resist corrosion, making them suitable for various environments.
  • Easy Installation: Steel cable sheaves are easy to install, saving time and effort.

Types of Sheave Pulleys

  • Fixed Pulleys: These sheave pulleys have a stationary axle and are used to redirect the force in a single direction.
  • Movable Pulleys: Movable pulleys have a free rotating axle and are often used in combination with fixed pulleys to provide mechanical advantage.
  • Compound Pulleys: Compound pulleys consist of multiple sheaves and ropes, offering increased mechanical advantage.
  • Snatch Blocks: Snatch blocks are versatile pulleys that can be attached to various anchor points for different applications.
  • Wire Rope Pulleys: These pulleys are specifically designed to work with wire ropes for heavy-duty lifting and pulling tasks.
  • Nylon Sheaves: Nylon sheaves are lightweight and corrosion-resistant, making them ideal for outdoor and marine applications.

What is a Sheave on a Pulley?

  • A sheave on a pulley is a wheel with a groove used to guide the rope or cable along the pulley.
  • It helps to reduce friction and wear on the rope or cable, extending its lifespan.
  • Sheaves can be made from various materials such as steel, nylon, or aluminum, depending on the application.
  • They are essential components of pulley systems, providing mechanical advantage for lifting or pulling tasks.
  • Sheaves come in different sizes and configurations to suit specific requirements.

What are Sheaves used for?

  • Sheaves are used to change the direction of a rope or cable in various applications.
  • They provide mechanical advantage by increasing the force applied to the load.
  • Sheaves are commonly used in lifting and rigging operations for heavy loads.
  • They are essential components in pulley systems for industrial, marine, and outdoor applications.
  • Sheaves help to distribute the load evenly and prevent damage to the rope or cable.
  • They are used in construction, mining, transportation, and other industries for lifting and pulling tasks.

Process of Sheave Pulley


The mold for the sheave pulley is carefully designed to ensure precision and accuracy in the final product.

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The raw materials are melted and poured into the mold to create the sheave pulley shape.

Raw Materials:

High-quality materials such as steel or nylon are used to ensure durability and reliability.


The sheave pulleys are manufactured using advanced production techniques to meet quality standards.


Each sheave pulley undergoes rigorous testing to ensure performance and safety.

Antirust Treatment:

The sheave pulleys are treated with anti-rust coatings to protect them from corrosion.

Separate Inspection:

Each sheave pulley is individually inspected to guarantee quality before packaging.


Finally, the sheave pulleys are marked with identification codes for traceability.

How do you adjust sheave pulleys?

  • Loosen the set screws on the sheave pulley to allow for adjustment.
  • Move the sheave along the shaft to the desired position for proper alignment.
  • Tighten the set screws securely to hold the sheave in place.
  • Check the alignment and tension of the rope or cable to ensure smooth operation.
  • Make any necessary adjustments to optimize the performance of the sheave pulleys.
  • Regularly inspect and maintain the sheave pulleys to prevent wear and tear.
  • Consult the manufacturer’s guidelines for specific instructions on adjusting sheave pulleys.

About HZPT

At HZPT, we specialize in manufacturing precision transmission components since 2006. Our headquarters are located in Hangzhou, and we are dedicated to providing high-quality products and services to our customers worldwide. We offer a wide range of products, including custom-made sheave pulleys, to meet your specific needs. With a focus on accuracy and efficiency, we have earned a reputation for excellence in the industry. Choose HZPT for top-notch products, competitive prices, and exceptional service.

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