Rigging Slings and Other Construction-Based Equipment

Written by Business magazine. Posted in Hoist, Phoenix wire rope, Shackle capacity table


There are a wide variety of slings, such as web slings, used for rigging purposes in the construction and related industries. Sling types can be endless or single, as well as 2-leg, 3-leg, and 4-leg. Web slings and other types of slings are composed of different types of material, which are effective for multiple purposes.

Socket and Clip Fittings

A sling’s load limit will determine the type of socket and clip fittings that are used. These fittings need to bear 75% to 100% of the rope’s breaking load. When determining the size of wire rope that is needed, it’s important to note that this is measured in strands times th