Block Division offers sheaves that are 4 inch, 5 inch, and 6 inch diameters. Our large heaves & bushings are machined from cold rolled bar stock and then bright zinc electroplated for corrosion resistance.

These industrial sheaves are ready to work on aircraft hanger doors, agricultural machinery or other manufacturing plant applications.

Block Division offers a variety of steel/bronze bushings that are oil impregnated to accommodate your ID (shaft) sizes. We can press in place at no charge or ship loose.

Block Division also offers our sheaves with general purpose sealed ball bearings. Call Block Division with your bearing requirements and ID (shaft) sizes to obtain immediate pricing and availability. Block Division offers our sheaves in a variety of ways to accommodate your needs. We offer plain bore, sheave with bushings or sheaves with bearings.

Please call Block Division and we’ll be happy to provide you with a quote for your specific job requirements.

Sheaves / Bushings Uses and/or Applications:

  • Agriculture – Harvesting equipment, trailer doors
  • Athletic – basketball backboards, basketball netting, camera wiring, gym equipment
  • Commercial – Commercial lighting, communication towers, flag pole manufacturing, garages, gates and overhead doors, gym equipment, lighting, rug cleaning
  • Construction – Cranes and hoists, portable road signs, street sweepers
  • Field Use – Farming, geological study, logging, oil fields, ranching
  • Food Processing
  • Glass – Glass manufacturing, track doors, windows
  • Handicap Rigging – Handicap rigging, lifts, self-lifting wheelchairs Home Use – Drapery cleaning, garages, gates and overhead doors
  • Manufacturing Use – Awnings and shades, conveyors, cranes and hoists, machine welding shops, tool and die, wire rope or sling, foundaries, scaffolding, material handling and lifting;
  • Marine Use – Boat docks, lifts and rigging, as well as commercial fishing
  • Nurseries & Green Houses
  • Entertainment use, such as for movie sets, stage production, stage and theater rigging;
  • Transportation use, including aircraft and airport applications, automotive lifts, hanger doors, locomotive washing tunnels or vehicle hard top lifts;
  • Zoos & Animal use, such as animal transportation, zoo cages and zoo cage doors


  • 4_5_6 inch Sheaves
  • 4_5_6 inch Sheaves 2
  • 4_5_6 inch Sheaves 3
  • Bushing Diagram
  • Large Sheaves
  • Sheave Large Diagram


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