In this episode, Steven Walker answers a question from Joe at Rockford Rigging: “When rigging a load with two sling legs and a center of gravity in the middle, how can a rigger in the field easily determine if they have obtained 60-degree angle of loading between the slings and the load?”Read More
In this episode, Jason Birdwell answers a question from an anonymous viewer: “Is it okay to connect two sling legs to the pin of a shackle when making a pick?”Read More
In this episode, Danny Bishop answers a question from Carl at Nipsco: “If you are lifting a non-symmetrical load with a center of gravity not in the middle and you are lifting with multiple legs, could you base the slings and rigging hardware on the calculated tension of the sling closet to the center of gravity?”Read More
Danny Bishop compares two common types of wire rope slings.
The two most common types of slings used in material handling applications using single part six-strand wire rope are the mechanical spliced Flemish Eye Sling and the mechanical spliced Returned Loop Eye Sling. Some people call the Returned Loop Eye Sling a Turnback Eye Sling.Read More