Socket Thimbles also known as socket deadend are used in overhead power line for deadending or terminating conductors using helical or preformed grips . It eliminates used of multiple fitting like tension clamp or thimble clevis with socket connectors . The socket are made of high grade SG iron and care is taken to ensure no abbertion in seating area . The inside of sockets are machined using proven gages to give perfect fitment for ball connectors on the insulators . All parts are hot dip galvanized and security clips made of stainless steel or bronze as per request. They are rigoursly tested to ensure safe working loads of 45 kn – 70 kn – 120 kN as per requirement.