RECOMMENDED MINIMUM BEND RADIUS

Rope Construction7x7 
Rope Diameter (Metric)Minimum Recommended Pulley Diameter (mm)Approximate Bend Radius (mm)
0.52311
0.72915
0.83417
0.93819
1.04221
1.25025
1.56332
1.66734
1.87638
2.08442
2.410050
2.510553
3.012663
3.213467
4.016884
5.0210105
6.0252126
7.0294147
8.0336168
   
Rope Constructions7x19, and 19x7 
Rope Diameter (Metric)Minimum Recommended Pulley Diameter (mm)Approximate Bend Radius (mm)
1.53618
2.04824
2.45729
2.56030
3.07236
3.27738
4.09648
5.012060
5.613367
6.415276
7.016884
8.019296
10.0240120
11.0264132
12.0288144
13.0312156
14.0336168
16.0384192
   
Rope Constructions6x36 and 8x19 
Rope Diameter (Metric)Minimum Recommended Pulley Diameter (mm)Approximate Bend Radius (mm)
5.06030
6.07236
6.47638
7.08442
8.09648
10.012060
11.013266
12.014472
13.015678
14.016884
16.019296