SLING INFORMATION

Chain Sling Information

CHAIN SLING INFORMATION

As manufacturers of chain slings, Hanes Supply has an expert staff readily available to answer your questions and help you obtain the right equipment for your lifting application. The following information provides an overview of chain sling types and ordering information.

Wire Rope Information

WIRE ROPE SLING INFORMATION

Hanes Supply is a leader in the wire rope sling industry. Our in-house fabrication cababilities include single-leg 105B slings, 2, 3, and 4-leg wire rope bridles as well as specialty wire rope slings such as Tri-Flex® slings, Gator-Laid® slings, and Gator-Flex® wire rope slings and grommets. Learn more about wire rope slings and choosing the right product for your application.

Nylon Sling & Web Sling Information

NYLON WEB AND POLYESTER SLING INFORMATION

Hanes Supply's in-house nylon/polyester sling fabrication shop offers a wide variety of synthetic slings in a range of types and sizes. Learn more about choosing the right sling for your lift and the differences between polyester and nylon.

Twin-Path Sling Information

TWIN-PATH® SLING INFORMATION

Twin-Path® Slings are our best synthetic slings. With less than 1% stretch at rated capacity and weighing in at about 10% of the weight of a steel sling, Twin-Path® slings are the world's strongest and lightest lifting slings available on the market today. These ergonomic slings are avaiable in up to 500,000 lbs. vertical rated capacity.

Common Terms and Definitions

COMMON TERMS AND DEFINITIONS

Covers basic terms and definitions pertaining to nylon slings, polyester slings and nylon web slings.

Sling Inspection Criteria

SLING INSPECTION CRITERIA

All types of slings must be checked regularly and inspected for damages. When in doubt, a potentially defective sling must be removed from service and evaluated for repair or replaced. Learn more about inspection basics and tell-tale warning signs to look for.