Heavy Lift Fibre Rope Slings are getting more attention and growing in popularity for different lifting applications. These types of slings are very robust, durable, lightweight, and flexible. Fibre rope slings are as strong and durable as wire rope and chain slings; also, they could be about 4-7 times lighter. However, there are many things to consider when you are choosing your lifting sling, you can refer to our blog Tips for choosing your next lifting sling
Heavy Lift Rope Slings are usually most preferred for lifting applications in the construction, boatyard, offshore and deep-water industries. However, this type of slings can be more susceptible to suffer damage from heat, chemicals, and abrasion or they can easily cut when loads have sharpen edges, therefore, they need regular inspections as his will guarantee the safe and well performance of the sling. Some the benefits of these slings include.
Lightweight versus wire rope slings
High flex fatigue and abrasion resistance
Available in eye-to-eye or grommet sling configurations
Long lengths available with or without termination hardware
Secure splice terminations
Easily inspected and repaired
Manufactured according to AS4142.1-1993
Pre-stretched after splicing to secure precise length
Can be custom made to different lengths
We recommend that you always check your slings before use to make sure the slings are in an appropriate condition to perform a job; this is crucial for your own safety and for those around you; things you should consider when checking your slings are cuts, scratches, areas of extensive fibre breakage along the length, and abraded areas on the rope, dirt and grit in the interior of the rope structure.