126.96.36.199.7 Suspension Rope Fastenings
(a) by individual tapered babbitted rope sockets (see 188.8.131.52)
(b) by means of clamps and wire rope thimbles or by special fastening devices. Where clamps are used, the fastening shall conform to the following:
(1) Clamps shall not be the U-bolt type.
(2) Both members of the clamps shall be provided with seats conforming to the lay of the rope.