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LIFTALLOY
ENDLESS BASKET CHAIN SLINGS 







Slings shown here
are the most popular
of the traditional adjustable type slings.
However, our engineering staff can design
whatever configuration is required to fit
individual needs. 






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PRICING
FOR LIFTALLOY ENDLESS CHAIN SLINGS THROUGH OBLONG LINK 




Endless
Chain Slings Through Oblong Link (CONTACT US FOR SPECIAL LENGTHS) 
SE
 Single at 90° 
Chain
Size
(in.) 
†Rated
Cap (lbs.) Grade 80 
3' 
4' 
5' 
6' 
8' 
10' 
12' 
14' 
16' 
18' 
20' 
Add
per
foot of
extra
reach 
7/32 
2,100 











$17.01 
9/32 
3,500 











$19.70 
3/8 
7,100 











$28.94 
1/2 
12,000 











$45.48 
5/8 
18,100 











$66.01 
3/4 
28,300 











$103.95 
7/8 
34,200 











$161.58 
1 
47,700 











$259.53 
DE
 Double at 60° 
7/32 
3,600 











$34.02 
9/32 
6,100 











$39.40 
3/8 
12,300 











$57.88 
1/2 
20,800 











$90.94 
5/8 
31,300 











$132.04 
3/4 
49,000 











$207.90 
7/8 
59,200 











$323.17 





¹ Also referred to as "Working Load Limit". 







Do
not exceed rated capacities. Sling capacity decreases as the angle from
horizontal decreases. Slings should not
be used at angles of less than 30° from horizontal. Refer to chain chart
and effect of angle chart below. 






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EN
 Endless Chain Slings (CONTACT US FOR SPECIAL LENGTHS) 













Chain
Size
(in.) 
3' 
4' 
5' 
6' 
8' 
10' 
12' 
14' 
16' 
18' 
20' 
Add
per
foot of
extra
reach 
7/32 











$17.01 
9/32 











$19.70 
3/8 











$28.94 
1/2 











$45.48 
5/8 











$66.01 
3/4 











$103.95 
7/8 











$161.58 
1 











$259.53 
1
1/4 











$490.49 





















LIFTALLOY
CHAIN SLING BASICS




LiftAlloy
Grade 80 





Proven reliability 
Widest range of sizes and styles 

Available in welded or mechanically
assembled slings 
Greater temperature tolerance 






Rated
Capacity for LiftAlloy Chain Slings 
Size of
Chain 







Nominal
Dim. (in.) 
Approx.
no. of
Links
per ft. 
Approx.
Weight
per
100 ft.
(lbs.) 
(In.) 
(mm) 
Single
Chain @
90º (lbs.) 
Double Chain
Slings* (lbs.) 
Triple & Quad Chain
Slings* (lbs.)** 
Inside
Length 
Inside
Width 
Grade 80 
7/32 
5.5 
2,100 
3,600 
3,000 
2,100 
5,450 
4,450 
3,150 
0.671 
0.296 
17.9 
45 
9/32 
7.0 
3,500 
6,100 
4,900 
3,500 
9,100 
7,400 
5,200 
0.868 
0.395 
13.8 
74 
3/8 
10.0 
7,100 
12,300 
10,000 
7,100 
18,400 
15,100 
10,600 
1.222 
0.572 
9.8 
146 
1/2 
13.0 
12,000 
20,800 
17,000 
12,000 
31,200 
25,500 
18,000 
1.404 
0.720 
8.5 
258 
5/8 
16.0 
18,100 
31,300 
25,600 
18,100 
47,000 
38,400 
27,100 
1.733 
0.854 
6.9 
387 
3/4 
20.0 
28,300 
49,000 
40,000 
28,300 
73,500 
60,000 
42,400 
2.160 
1.052 
5.5 
622 
7/8 
22.0 
34,200 
59,200 
48,400 
34,200 
88,900 
72,500 
51,300 
2.250 
1.137 
5.3 
776 
1 
26.0 
47,700 
82,600 
67,400 
47,700 
123,900 
101,200 
71,500 
2.664 
1.348 
4.5 
995 
1 1/4 
32.0 
72,300 
125,200 
102,200 
72,300 
187,800 
153,400 
108,400 
3.250 
1.656 
3.7 
1,571 

**
A quad branch chain sling, especially when used on a load of rigid structure,
is usually not sustaining the load evenly distributed on each
of its four branches. The maximum working load limits are therefore set
at the same values as for triple branch chain slings of equal quality and
size and used with branches at same angle of inclination. 





Do
not exceed rated capacities. Sling capacity decreases as the angle from
horizontal decreases. Slings should not
be used at angles of less than 30º. Refer to chain chart above and
Effect of Angle chart below. 



























Effect
of Angle of Lift on a Sling's Rated Capacity 















DEFINITION 


as
used throughout this catalog, serves to alert users to potentially hazardous
situations which often occur in the
use of these products. Failure to read, understand and follow the accompanying
instructions on how to avoid these
situations could result in death or serious injury. 
















Using
slings at an angle can become deadly if that angle is not taken into
consideration when selecting the sling to be
used. The tension on each leg of the sling is increased as the angle of
lift, from horizontal, decreases. It is most desirable
for a sling to have a larger angle of lift, approaching 90°. Lifts with
angles of less than 30° from horizontal are not
recommended. If you can measure the angle of lift or the length and height
of the sling as rigged, you can determine
the properly rated sling for your lift. 












What
would be the rating of each
sling rigged at this angle? 



What
capacity sling do I need? 


1.
Determine the weight that the sling
will be lifting [LW]. 






1.
Calculate the Reduction Factor [RF]. 




2.
Calculate the Tension Factor [TF]. 

a.
Using the angle from horizontal,
read across the Angle Chart to
the corresponding number of the
Reduction Factor column. 




a.
Using the angle from horizontal,
read across the Angle Chart to
the corresponding number of
the Reduction Factor column. 

OR 







OR 

b.
Divide sling height* [H] by sling
length* [L]. 







b.
Divide sling height* [L] by sling
length* [H]. 
2.
Reduction Factor [RF] x the sling's
rated capacity for the type hitch that
will be used = Sling's Reduced Rating 



3.
Lifting Weight [LW] x the Tension
Factor [TF] = Minimum Sling
Rating for the type of hitch that
will be used. 





*Measured
from a common horizontal plane
to the hoisting hook. 
































*Measured
from a common horizontal
plane to the hoisting hook. 



















Effect
of Angle Chart 





Reduction
Factor (RF) 
Angle From
Horizontal 
Tension
Factor (TF) 
1.000 
90º 
1.000 
0.996 
85º 
1.004 
0.985 
80º 
1.015 
0.966 
75º 
1.035 
0.940 
70º 
1.064 
0.906 
65º 
1.104 
0.866 
60º 
1.155 
0.819 
55º 
1.221 
0.766 
50º 
1.305 
0.707 
45º 
1.414 
0.643 
40º 
1.555 
0.574 
35º 
1.742 
0.500 
30º 
2.000 




Example: 







Vertical
Choker rating of each sling
= 6,000 lbs.
Measured Length (L) = 6 ft.
Measured Height (H) = 4 ft.
Reduction Factor (RF) = 4 (H)
÷ 6 (L) = .667 





Example: 


Sling
capacity decreases as the angle
from horizontal decreases. Sling angles
of less than 30° are not recommended. 




Load
weight = 1,000 lbs.
Rigging  2 slings in vertical hitch
Lifting Weight (LW) per sling =
500 lbs.
Measured Length (L) = 10 ft.
Measured Height (H) = 5 ft.
Tension Factor (TF) = 10 (L) ÷
5 (H) = 2.0
Minimum Vertical Rated Capacity
required for this lift = 500 (LW) x
2.0 (TF) = 1000 lbs. per sling 
Reduced
sling rating in this
configuration = .667 





(RF)
x 6,000 lbs. = 4,000 lbs. of lifting
capacity per sling 








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Slings, Lifting Slings, LiftAll, Sling, Adjustable Loop Chain Slings,
Cradle Grab Hooks,
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