Wire Rope Slings

WIRE ROPE SLINGS

There are as many uses for a wire rope sling as there are types. These slings can be made into a number of products to meet the needs of any industry including Oil & Gas, Construction, Manufacturing, and Mining. Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Co., Inc. offers a wide variety of wire rope lifting slings, as well as advice for the proper application for each.  
 

TECHNICAL INFO

SINGLE PART WIRE ROPE SLINGS

The single part sling is the most common type of wire rope sling.  Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling offers many different options, from a hand spliced to a mechanical splice termination and a single leg to a four-leg sling/spreader.

BRAIDED WIRE ROPE SLINGS

A braided sling has different characteristics than that of the single part sling.  Usually used because of their flexibility, high capacity and smaller D/d requirements.  Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling fabricates braided slings in the following configurations: three, six, eight, and nine parts.

SOCKETED WIRE ROPE ASSEMBLIES

Socketed assemblies are wire ropes that have either a spelter (poured) or swage (pressed) socket on each end of the assembly.  These are typically used in applications where the assembly is installed in a permanent location.

WIRE ROPE GROMMET 

Grommets are and endless wire rope slings.  Kennedy Wire Rope fabricates grommets configurations: Strand Laid Hand Spliced, Cable Laid Hand Spliced and the most common Mechanical Spliced. Ask a Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Co., Inc. professional for assistance in choosing the appropriate grommet and for your wire rope sling inspection needs by calling 361.289.1444.

Galvanized Cable Laid Slings

Cable laid slings are fabricated with a unique type of wire rope that involves using seven smaller wire ropes twisted together.  This type of wire rope is considerably more flexible than standard wire rope.

Stainless Steel Slings

Stainless Steel wire rope slings are similar to the single part wire ropes slings above but have considerably more resistance to deterioration due to the outdoor environment.