Web Slings are used on a daily basis in numerous industries; they come in different varieties and are often an essential piece of equipment for lifting operations offering a softer and lighter alternative to a chain sling. Manufactured by our sister company we are able to custom produce one offs or multiples in any type of web sling to your individual specifications, usually with quick production times and always at the most competitive prices.
Round slings are the softest of all webbing type lifting slings; they are made from polyester in a tube type construction and filled with tensile polyester fibres. There are no joins in these slings and so have no weak spots they have very low elongation properties, are wear resistant and are suitable for use in all common hitches. Lifting capacities vary from 500kg up to 100 tonne and are coloured to suit their lifting capacity to comply with industry standards.
Flat Web Slings
Flat web slings can be used in various basket hitches, choke type hitches and for vertical lifts. Made from high tensile polyester they are light, resistant to UV rays and moisture and boast very low elongation. We can manufacture flat web slings in any length with any end fitting to best suit your needs and are available in safe working loads up to 80 tonne.
One Way Disposable Slings
Although they are now capable of more than one use due to a change in standards and legislation altering the duty rating to 7:1 these slings are still referred to as one way or disposable slings. We can manufacture these as endless, with soft eyes and in any length to suit your lifting application. Extra wear sleeves are also available for additional protection on hard wearing areas.
Storage and safety
It is important to store your web slings in a clean and dry area to prolong their life and ensure they always remain safe to use; hanging them up on suitable pegs is one of the best options. All slings should be inspected on a regular basis to check for any signs of wear and/or damage which could impede the safety and reliability is used. Load testing should also be carried out at regular intervals.
Cranes Direct offer many additional crane services which also covers lifting equipment.