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EYE
& EYE WIRE ROPE & SLINGS

TYPE
IMP PERMALOC WIRE ROPE SLINGS

Our
Permaloc Slings are made using the flemish splice technique to form the
eyes. Unlike the simple return loop
method that places 100% of its strength on the swaged sleeve, Permaloc slings
have reserve strength should the
sleeve become damaged in use. 








Permaloc With Single Part Body 







Mechaically
swaged, flemish eye splice wire rope
slings. 






Features,
Advantages and Benefits 





Maintains
all the basic wire rope sling features plus ... 





Promotes
Safety 





Reserve strength  integrity of eyes not solely dependent
upon steel sleeves 



IWRC resists crushing better
than FC ropes 

Saves
Money 

Good abrasion resistance for longer life 





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Online, by Phone, or by EMail 



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*Contact
Us For Special Lengths* 









PRICING
FOR PERMALOC EYE & EYE WIRE ROPE SLING 
IWRC
(Independent Wire Rope Core) 

Fiber
core available at reduced capacities 

EIP,
IWRC 
² Min.
Sling
Length 
Std.
Eye
Size
(in.)
W x L 
EXTENDED PRICES @
LENGTHS SHOWN (Ft.)
USING STANDARD EYES *** 
¹Rated
Capacity (tons)* 



6
x 19 EIP, IWRC 






3 
4 
6 
8 
10 
+ / Per Ft. 
1/4 
0.65 
0.48 
1.3 
1' 6" 
2 x 4 





$2.17 
5/16 
1 
0.74 
2 
1' 9" 
2 1/2 x 5 





$2.54 
3/8 
1.4 
1.1 
2.9 
2' 0" 
3 x 6 





$2.85 
7/16 
1.9 
1.4 
3.9 
2' 3" 
3 1/2 x7 





$3.33 
1/2 
2.5 
1.9 
5.1 
2' 6" 
4 x 8 





$3.40 
9/16 
3.2 
2.4 
6.4 
2' 9" 
4 1/2 x 9 





$3.86 
5/8 
3.9 
2.9 
7.8 
3' 0" 
5 x 10 





$4.49 
3/4 
5.6 
4.1 
11 
3' 6" 
6 x 12 





$6.29 
7/8 
7.6 
5.6 
15 
4' 0" 
7 x 14 





$8.74 
1 
9.8 
7.2 
20 
4' 6" 
8 x 16 





$10.86 
1 1/8 
12 
9.1 
24 
5' 0" 
9 x 18 





$13.08 
6
x 37 EIP, IWRC 
1 1/4 
15 
11 
30 
5' 6" 
10 x 20 





$17.92 
1 3/8 
18 
13 
36 
6' 0" 
11 x 22 





$21.02 
1 1/2 
21 
16 
42 
7' 0" 
12 x 24 





$25.03 
1 3/4 
28 
21 
57 
8' 0" 
14 x 28 





$35.49 
2 
37 
28 
73 
9' 0" 
16 x 32 





$47.07 

Note:
Larger diameter slings available. Basket ratings are based on a minimum
D/d of 25. 
¹
1 Ton = 2,000 lbs. 
²
Minimum sling length when using standard eyes. 






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°. Refer to Effect of Angle chart. 







Above
rope prices are domestic, for imported rope call us. 

Slings
shorter than min. lengths listed may require reduced capacity ratings and/or
eye lengths. 

























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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