Things you need to know when using flat woven webbing slings.

//Things you need to know when using flat woven webbing slings.

Things you need to know when using flat woven webbing slings.

When using flat woven webbing slings always:

• Store and handle belt slings correctly.

• Inspect belt slings and accessories before use and before placing into storage.

• Follow safe slinging practices, as given overleaf.

• Position the bight for choke lift at 120° (natural angle).

• Position the sling so that the load is uniformly spread over its width and protect the sling from sharp edges.

• Apply the correct mode factor for the slinging arrangement.

When using flat woven webbing slings never:

• Attempt to shorten, knot or tie belt slings.

• Expose belt slings to direct heat or flames.

• Use belt slings at temperatures above 80°C or below 0°C without consulting the supplier.

• Expose belt slings to chemicals without consulting the supplier.

• Shock load belt slings.

• Use belt slings which are cut or which have loose or damaged stitching

By | 2017-08-09T14:38:47+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Things you need to know when using flat woven webbing slings.

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