Wire rope is often used when something needs strong support or restraint, therefore proper fastening techniques must also be employed to ensure the assembly doesn’t fail under load. Installing a ferrule and end stop — using a process called swaging — is one of the best methods to accomplish this task for light duty projects. The swaged connection will exceed the rated breaking strength of the wire rope or cable when properly applied. Available in a variety of materials, ferrules and stops can be purchased separately or in convenient kits complete with specifications and the appropriate number of required components for selected applications.