DEFINITIONS, INSTRUCTIONS AND CAUTIONS TO AID IN THE PURCHASE OF CHAIN
In this section we present information regarding our stock of chain and chain attachments and accessories. Our facilities include chain assembly and forge plant, heat treating furnaces, Tig welding equipment and testing equipment. We specialize in the production of chain slings and hoisting equipment.
WORKING LOAD LIMIT OR SAFE WORKING LOAD
The maximum load which may be applied in pounds when chain is new.
Pitch is the inside length of chain link. Unless otherwise specified length of a chain is the distance from inside to inside of end links or attachments.
Welded coil chain is subject to dimension and weight tolerance of plus or minus 4%.
Hooks, Rings, Shackles, etc., desired for use with chain should be selected of a grade and size corresponding to chain being used. Tables on following pages will be helpful for specification. If special attachments are required, drawings should be supplied.
ANNEALING, REPAIRING AND RETESTING WROUGHT IRON AND LOW CARBON MILD STEEL CHAIN
Chains and slings are subjected to work hardening or crystallization through continuous usage. Our repair department is highly skilled in reconditioning and testing your chains for continued safe service.
REPAIRING AND HEAT TREATING ALLOY CHAINS
After long heavy service alloy chain slings sometimes require repair. We have the necessary argon Tig welding and heat treatment equipment to carry out this work.
All types of chain and fittings, rods, bars, eye-bolts and many other metal products can be proof tested on our approved 200,000 pound capacity test bed.