Archive | October, 2013

Customer Photos: Stainless Steel Shackles for Fishing

These latest photos we’ve received were a little surprising. While we know stainless steel shackles are used in a wide variety of the industries we serve, fishing is not one that immediately comes to mind- especially when you’re used to hearing from customers in the rigging and lifting field. Dalton from Texas sent us these […]

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What is Stainless Steel?

*This is the fourth in a four-part series about steel used in rigging supplies and rigging hardware. Visit US Cargo Control to see our entire selection of rigging supplies & rigging hardware.  There are many different types of stainless steel, and it might be the most commonly known form of steel because even the name […]

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Going Places: Now Offering Canadian Shipping

Last week was an exciting one here at US Cargo Control. After weeks of planning and preparation, we launched our new Canadian shipping program:  EZ Ship Canada. Because the duties and tariffs issues associated with shipping out of the country can get complicated, we wanted to make it as easy as possible for our customers. […]

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What Is Alloy Steel?

*This is the third in a four-part series about steel used in rigging supplies and rigging hardware. Alloy steel refers to any steel that is combined with a variety of metals or minerals into alloys to make it stronger or better.  While technically all steel is an alloy, including carbon steel, when someone refers to […]

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