Features an increased shackle bow radius which provides a minimum 58% gain in sling bearing surface, eliminating the need for a thimble. The design also increases the usable sling strength minimum of 15% which can improve the working life of a wire rope sling.
Easily distinguishable with their red pins, these shackles are hot-dip galvanized and individually tested to ensure safety and maximum strength. They are often used to improve the life of wire rope strings, eliminate the need for a thimble, and connect to synthetic web slings.
Crosby products meet or exceed all requirements of ASME B30.26 including identification, ductility, design factor, proof load and temperature requirements. Crosby products meet other critical performance requirements including fatigue life, impact properties and material traceability not addressed by ASME B30.26.
The bow and bolt of this product are certified to meet a Charpy impact testing of 42 joules. As usual, the red coloring serves as an indicator of the Crosby brand, one that is highly recommended and trusted when it comes to shackles.
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