The synthetic sling is an increasingly popular lifting tool. Euan Youdale speaks to Mike Riggs, director of training at US sling manufacturer Slingmax, about the safety issues surrounding the industry and its future
The new Modular Spreader Beam available from Construction Lifters, a division of the Caldwell Group, is adjustable, durable, lightweight and versatile, allowing quick and easy assembly, according to the company.
Faster, safer, easier - those are three of the goals for crane operators performing heavy lifting, says Jorn Boesten, industrial market segment manager at sling manufacturer DSM Dyneema in the Netherlands. Boesten explains how round slings made with ultra-strong polyethylene fibre are boosting performance and lowering system costs