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Tractel Chain Hoist – Features and Function

The Tractel chain hoist models are utilized for the purpose of lifting and transferring loads. The hoist is meant to be permanently installed on a motorized or non-motorized trolley, jib crane, being clamp, or other appropriate mechanism for anchoring. These hoists can handle heavy items at the same time minimizing the physical exertion necessary from…

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New 3M Protecta Harness – Safe, Comfortable & Affordable

A brand-new line of 3M fall protection equipment has recently hit the market in the form of the Protecta Pool Body Harness. The new lineup consists of four different harness styles. These include Standard Construction Style, Comfort Construction Style, Standard Vest Style, and Comfort Vest Style. Each style of the Protecta harness comes in a…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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How Chain Hoists Work

Chain hoists are 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…

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Adjustable Chain Lifting Slings – Single, Double, and Multi

If you are to lift heavy loads successfully, you’ve got to use the right equipment. One piece of equipment that is used often to rig these kinds of loads is a chain sling. These slings are useful in various construction and industrial applications. They are temperature resistant, flexible, and sufficiently strong to take on a…

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A Wire Rope Supplier Can Help You Obtain Reliable Lifting and Rigging Supplies

There are various types of construction and industrial scenarios in which wire rope hoists are used to lift loads of varying capacities. A wire rope supplier can provide you with the products you need for the efficient and safe management of your lifting operations. At Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Co., Inc., we provide a…

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Using a Wire Rope Hoist as a Reliable Lifting Solution

Instruction and industrial projects often using device referred to as a voice to lift heavy loads. Loads that are greater than 1000 pounds are often lifted with these devices though smaller size hoists can also be used to lift lighter loads. Hoists take advantage of leverage that enables the lifting of heavy items that are…

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