Our lifting slings and rigging slings can be categorized into four general types, based on construction and design: nylon, polyester, wire rope and chain. Some styles, such as the eye and eye sling and the endless sling is available in both nylon and polyester.
Useful Guidelines for the Riggerâ€” Useful tips to help the rigger do his job more efficiently. Choose a sling body type which will best support the load while providing. A sliding hook choker is superior to a shackle or unprotected eye, since it .
This sling has a Working Load Limit of 500 lbs. in a vertical hitch. Used in a choker hitch, it would have a capacity of 375 lbs. Used in a basket hitch with the legs .
How should you use a vertical hitch? How should you use a turning hitch? How should you use choker hitches?
. the most appropriate method of rigging to help ensure load control and a safe lift.. Load control is limited with only one sling rigged in a choker hitch.
Basic Types and Configurations. 107. This manual identifies the basic hazards in rigging and hoisting, explains the safeguards necessary. . When using choker hitches, forcing the eye down towards the load increases tension in the sling,.