TFC Rigging Lifespan and Service


Recommendations are based on the max working load not exceeding 40% of the cable breaking strength and the use of standard end fittings while adhering to Navtec Rigging guidelines


Annual or every 10,000 miles

• Complete inspection of the rigging and all installed rigging components by a Navtec authorized rigger.


4 to 6 years or 40,000 to 60,000 miles


• De-stepping of rig and complete inspection of the rigging including all installed rigging components by a Navtec authorized rigger


• Navtec supplied fittings and sockets
should be cleaned and all parts
nondestructive tested (NDT - this will
either be dye penetrative testing,
ultrasound or x-ray).


• Hangers and turnbuckle screws would

at this time be replaced.


• N674 turnbuckle assemblies and
custom fittings need to be reviewed by
Navtec to determine remaining lifespan. A
recommendation will be made based on
usage, condition and mileage of parts
and rigging..

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8 to 10 years or 80,000 to 100,000 miles


• All 4-6 year check should be completed


• At this time the cable sockets and fitting
condition will need to be reviewed by
Navtec to determine remaining lifespan.                                 Swan 68 with TFC rigging
A recommendation will be made based on
usage, condition and mileage of parts
and rigging.




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