The number one
cause of synthetic sling failure is cutting. When slings are cut, property
damage and personal injury or death can result. Wear pads can help to
reduce this problem by acting as a buffer between the load edge and the
Used with steel slings, wear pads help protect both sling and load from
damage along points of contact.
Features, Advantages and
- Promotes Safety
- Helps prevent sling
cutting that can cause property damage, personal injury or death.
- Saves Money
- Protects both sling
and load from damage
- Increases sling
Inspection of Wear
If pad is damaged, the
sling may also be damaged. Inspect both thoroughly and check slings for:
- Visible red core
- Cuts on the face or
edge of webbing
- Holes, tears, snags
or crushed web
- Signs of excessive
- Broken or worn
threads in the stitch patterns
The sliding of slings
along a load edge is a major cause of cutting. Loads must be rigged to
prevent this. We recommends that, prior to making a lift, the load be
raised slightly, then lowered so that the wear pads can be inspected for
damage. If pads show evidence of cutting, the lift should be tested again
using different pad material.
While ordering with
Round Slings, remember to confirm if you need Single Leg or Double Leg
Sling Cover on your Sling.
We shall be always
pleased to assist you for selection of suitable Wear Protection covers for
your slings to save your slings from damage.