Archive | September, 2014

Working Load Limits of Chain

Whether you transport machinery, use tow chains, or are in the logging industry, it’s important to know the working load limits of chain you are using. Chains have a working load limit- or WLL- of approximately one third of their break strengths (the amount of force the chains can withstand before they break). How to […]

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Aggregate Working Load Limits

With such a wide range of strength and length in commercial tie downs, it’s important to determine the aggregate working load limit of the equipment you choose before you attempt to haul your cargo. What does aggregate working load limit mean? Working load limits determine how much weight or force tiedowns and other securing devices […]

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What is a USDOT Number?

A USDOT number is an identifier that is unique to your company. It allows quick access to your company’s safety information. This information is gathered during accident investigations, inspections, audits and compliance reviews. Commercial vehicles used by your company to transport passengers or haul cargo in interstate commerce, must have the company’s USDOT number displayed […]

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Employee Recommendation: Recovery Straps

Our Made in the USA recovery straps are one of our best-selling products, and in this video, Sales Specialist David gives a quick overview of the benefits of these heavy duty nylon straps, including: Break strengths ranging from 20,000 lbs. to 400,000+ lbs. Widths from 2″-12″ Custom lengths available Available in 1-, 2-, 3-, and […]

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US Cargo Control Employee Bio: Kara

Having a team of Sales and Service Experts available by phone is one of the things that sets US Cargo Control apart. Kara’s a member of that team, taking calls from a variety of customers each day, and always working to find the best solution for their needs.

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How to Install L-Track Singles

Like L-track rails, L-track singles are incredibly versatile. They’re great for adding a tie down point just where you need it, but the small size offers up even more options than a full length track. In this video, we installed our 2″ Track Anchor Point Tie Down System, which includes 4 sets of a round […]

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