Cartec 9/32" (1/4") - 5/16" Grade 100 Self-Closing Hook - 5700 lbs WLL - #CROX08
- USUALLY SHIPS: 1 - 2 Days
- This product is rated for overhead lifting.
- Made in Italy
- Made from Grade 100 alloy steel
- Full product traceability
- Heavy-duty hook features a durable self-closing latch, meaning the latch engages as soon as a load is applied
9/32" (1/4") - 5/16"
Grade 100 Alloy Steel
Questions & Answers
I'm looking to gather info with an eye towards purchasing some Grade 100 self locking hooks to be used in hoisting operations.
It's been my understanding that the WLL for rigging/hoisting equipment (personnel lifts excepted) was determined by dividing the Manufacturers Break Strength by 5.
Also my understanding that this is a pretty hard and fast rule, when it comes to rigging,
I've been taught that, when I see a WLL listed on a piece of rigging, I assume that we're talking about a 5:1 safety factor.
But I see that these Cartec Grade 100's use a 4:1 ratio to derive the WLL.
Can you tell me whether this Is an industry-wide change, or just a safety factor that applies to self locking hooks?
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