What determines which sling to use?
Sling Choosing – Choosing Slings The weight of the load. The centre of gravity of the load. The best slinging configuration that provides the proper balance for the load. The working load limit of the sling.
What are twin path slings?
Twin-Path® slings are used worldwide in place of steel rigging for heavy lifts. They are approximately 10% of the weight of a steel sling and are repairable. The Twin-Path® sling design, which has two individual paths of fiber working as one sling, gives the rigger confidence.
What are round slings?
Round Slings are an endless loop of yarns, covered by a woven tubular jacket. All of the load-bearing polyester yarns in the round slings have a protective polyester sleeve, ensuring product durability and safety when lifting heavy loads.
What is a synthetic round sling?
Endless round slings, both nylon and polyester, are constructed using load-bearing fiber or core yarns, protected by a woven outer jacket. Synthetic round slings are known for their ease of use thanks to their color-coded outer jacket. Different colors indicate different capacities and are for the most part universal.
What is K spec yarn?
Our current K-Spec core yarn is a blend of high-performance fibers. Blending the fibers allows us to combine the advantages of multiple fiber types, while offsetting any disadvantages of using a single fiber type in a sling.
What is a round sling?
What is the difference between sling and rope?
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Are lifting sling colours a necessity?
While LOLER rules don’t specifically state that lifting sling colours are a necessity, it’s become an accepted identifier within the industry that adheres to LOLER guidelines and, most importantly, is effective. So, there you have it – everything you need to know about colour coded lifting slings!
What are the different sizes of SRS round slings?
Our high performance SRS™ round slings are available with vertical capacities ranging from 40,000–500,000 lbs (18.2–226.8Te). Standard lengths vary from 5–72ft (1.524–22m). Specify the length at time of order. One sling fits all. When lifting loads require different sling lengths, adjustable high-performance synthetic rope slings are ideal tools.
What makes our round slings so strong?
Our high-strength round slings—made from high-performance synthetic fibers—feature endless-loop construction to ensure very low elongation under load. Long-lasting by design, core strength fibers are encased in protective, wear-resistant nylon jackets to make them ideally suited for heavy lifts in extreme environments.
Why choose a synthetic sling?
At the same size and strength of steel sling options, synthetic solutions can be up to 86% lighter, significantly improving the safety or your workforce. Synthetic slings are easier to move and control, gentle on the hands, and maintain lifting capacity even when wet.