Design: Wide body shackle. Shackle with improved bow radius that greatly improves life of wire rope slings. Can be used to connect wire rope slings, high strength synthetic web slings or high strengths ynthetic round slings.
Approved for use at -40 degree C to 204 degree C. Shackles 18t and larger have DNV Type Approval to Rules for Certification of Lifting Appliances, and are produced in accordance with DNV MSA requirements.
Proof load: All 2160 shackles are individually proof tested and magnetic particle inspected. Sizes 300 metric tons and smaller are proof tested to 2 times the Working Load Limit, sizes 400 metric tons and larger are tested to 1.33 times Working Load Limit.
- Material: Forged alloy steel from 7 through 300 metric tons. Cast alloy steel from 400 through 1550 metric tons.
- Marking: WLL. Shackles, 30t and larger, are RFID EQUIPPED.
- Finish: 7-55 tons are galvanized with painted pin. 75t and larger, bows are furnished Dimetcoted, and pins are Dimetcoted, then painted.
- Safety factor: 7-300 ton, 5:1. 400 tons and larger, 4,5:1.