Archive | February, 2016

Temperature Ratings for Chain Slings

Although extremely strong, chain can still be negatively affected when exposed to temperature extremes. The acceptable temperature range will vary depending on the grade of the chain and will also vary in reduction of Working Load Limit (WLL). See the chart below from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) regarding standard B30.9-2014  and reduction in […]

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2015 Tax Deductions for Truck Drivers

Tax time is upon us again, so we’ve put together a quick guide of tax deductions for truck drivers in 2015.  Please keep in mind this is not a full, comprehensive list, but a great starting point and a reminder to look into items you may not think are deductible. Most tax deductions for truck drivers […]

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What is a Snatch Block?

A common question we hear is what is the difference between a snatch block and other types of blocks and pulleys? All of the items we sell in the Snatch Blocks & Wire Rope Pulleys category can be called blocks or wire rope pulleys, but snatch block refers to a particular type of block. A […]

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