Warnings and Application Instructions

What is Tensile Strength?

Tensile strength is a measurement of the force required to pull something such as rope, wire, or a structural beam to the point where it breaks. The tensile strength of a material is the maximum amount of tensile stress that it can take before failure, for example breaking. There are 3 typical definitions of tensile strength: [...]

November 2nd, 2015|Warnings and Application Instructions, Wire Rope Maintenance|Comments Off on What is Tensile Strength?

Grade 100 Chain Sling Components

WORKING LOAD LIMIT – 4 TO 1 DESIGN FACTOR Grade 100 Chain Sling Components For choker applications, the Working Load Limit must be reduced by 20%. The Crosby A-1338 cradle grab hook and S1311N chain shortner link do not require any reduction of the Working Load Limit. The design factor of 4 to 1 on [...]

October 1st, 2015|Warnings and Application Instructions|Comments Off on Grade 100 Chain Sling Components

Crosby ELIMINATOR®

To Order Your Crosby Eliminator® Grade 100 Alloy Chain Sling: Follow these simple steps to order a sling assembly: Determine the maximum load to be lifted by the sling assembly. Choose the type of sling assembly suited for the shape of the load and the size of the sling assembly for the load to be [...]

June 5th, 2015|Warnings and Application Instructions|Comments Off on Crosby ELIMINATOR®

Crosby Clips Warnings and Application Instructions

WARNING •  Failure to read, understand, and follow these instructions may cause death or serious injury. •  Read and understand these instructions before using clips. •  Match the same size clip to the same size wire rope. •  Prepare wire rope end termination only as instructed. •  Do not use with plastic coated wire rope. [...]

May 28th, 2015|Warnings and Application Instructions|Comments Off on Crosby Clips Warnings and Application Instructions

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