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Making web slings

September 1st, 2009 / By: / Resources

Are there any recommended industry practices for making web slings?

Web slings are lifting tools made out of webbing. They’re used for heavy goods and are particularly suited for lifting items that have a surface that might be damaged by other lifting products. Safety is a big concern for the manufacture and use of web slings, and the Web Sling & Tie Down Association has developed a number of standards that guide manufacturers in the webbing and thread used, as well as the construction of the slings themselves.

SOURCE Web Sling & Tie Down Association, +1 443 640 1070, fax +1 443 640 1031

Juli Case is IFAI’s information and technical services manager.

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