Tag Archives: Rigging Hardware

My shackle can handle it?

These are some pictures of a 13.5 ton shackle. At what point do you think it is stretched? How long did it take to stretch this far? Did anyone get hurt during this use of the shackle? Will they do … Continue reading

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Rigging for Talley Metals

Working in a metals plant involves many different styles of cranes, slings, rigging hardware and knowledge. Rigging a load to the overhead crane or mobile crane requires precise movements but also requires adequate knowledge of calculating the weight of the … Continue reading

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Rigging Training for Paper

It was a pleasure to provide several weeks of Overhead Crane Operator and Rigging Training to dedicated operators of mobile and overhead cranes. Learning about crane inspections, calculating loads, measuring sling tension, inspecting slings & rigging hardware were just a … Continue reading

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Sling & Rigging Hardware Inspection

When your the crane operator, rigger and inspector what are your responsibilities? Inspect your crane Inspect your sling Inspect your rigging hardware Calculate the load to rig These are just some of the things the North Carolina Port Authority participated … Continue reading

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Rigger 101

Congratulations to the newest addition to the rigging world. These students after calculation, measuring and determining the correct way to rig a load have joined the world of qualified riggers. On what was a very windy and cold day, they … Continue reading

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Rigg, Riggin, Rigging & More

Sometimes you just can not get enough rigging. These groups of individuals from the same company down in Augusta, Georgia provided great excitement, enthusiasm, and most of all great ides of how to rig correctly. Many students showed different ways … Continue reading

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Stretched Shackle

This shackle comes from a customer that I visited once per month. We have had many discussions concerning rigging in that location of the plant. Now that someone has dropped a load and broken a foot, I am being asked … Continue reading

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