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Wire Rope Slings – Various Types Explained

Wire Rope Slings – Various Types Explained

Wire rope slings come in many types that each have a variety of uses. They can be formulated into various products to match the requirements of multiple industries including manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, and mining. At Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Co., Inc., we offer a range of different wire rope sling options as well as an array of other rigging products and accessories to meet your lifting/rigging application requirements.

Crosby Beam Clamps for Lifting – Features and Considerations

Crosby Beam Clamps for Lifting – Features and Considerations

Lifting and runway beams can be attached to a hoist in an easy and portable manner through the use of Crosby beam clamps for lifting. These beam clamps are not to be used on any type of beam other than those specifically designed, tested, and marked as lifting our runway beams – the only exception being that they may be used on a beam in a structure which has undergone a specific engineering design check for that particular purpose. At Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Co., Inc., we offer a range of Crosby beam clamps and other lifting accessories for your rigging projects.

What is a SALA Block Used For?

What is a SALA Block Used For?

Workers who carry out tasks high above the ground need to make use of fall protection equipment on a regular basis. The use of the equipment that prevents falls is crucial in order to protect the lives. SALA block fall protection equipment is used in various industries to help workers carry out their tasks in an efficient and safe manner. Some of the industries that can benefit from SALA block fall protection include construction, warehousing, and oil rigging. At Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Company, we offer a range of fall protection products to help you meet your lifting and rigging requirements.

How to Use Ratchet Tie Down Straps?

How to Use Ratchet Tie Down Straps?

A very important feature of equipment often utilized for securing and lifting particular types of cargo is the ratchet tie down strap. These straps enhance the ability to lift items and introduce a level of control that keeps the cargo secure. Attempting to lift or secure heavy objects without the use of the straps can make the entire task unsafe and dangerous. At Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Company, we offer a range of lifting and reading products, including ratchet tie down straps to help you achieve your goals safely.

How Chain Hoists Work

How Chain Hoists Work

Chain hoists or a very useful invention that can be used to lift heavy equipment and other items all while minimizing the level of manpower and effort required to get the job done. They come in various sizes and can be found in venues such as auto repair shops to construction sites when used with jib and bridge cranes. Whether the unit is an electric or manual chain hoist, it can pay back many times the investment due to the efficiency it provides for lifting purposes. At Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Company, we can help you decide which chain hoist is best suited for your application.