INCH - POUND
25 January 2006
4 April 1963
HOOKS, SLIDING CHOKER (FOR USE WITH WIRE ROPE)
Reactivated after 25 January 2006 and may be used for new and existing designs and
This specification is approved for use by all
Departments and Agencies of the Department of Defense.
1.1 Scope. This specification covers cast steel or drop forged sliding choker hooks for use with wire
rope plain end loop and thimbled slings.
1.2 Classification and Part or Identifying Number (PIN).
1.2.1 Classification. Choker hooks should be of the following sizes and finishes, as specified
Hook size(wire rope
½ (1.27cm/.5in )
5/8 (1.59cm/.625in )
¾ (1.91cm /.75in)
Finish & Metal
Cadmium plated cast steel
Cadmium plated forged
Zinc plated cast steel
Zinc plated forged steel
Corrosion resistant steel
Beneficial comments, recommendations, additions, deletions, clarifications, etc., and any data which may
improve this document should be sent to: Defense Supply Center, Columbus, Attn: DSCC-VAI, P.O. Box
3990, Columbus, OH 43218-3990, or emailed to Construction@dscc.dla.mil . Since contact information
can change you may want to verify the currency of this address information using the ASSIST Online
database at http://assist.daps.dla.mil.