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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What are the Differences Between Grade 70 Chain, Grade 80 Chain, Grade 100 Chain, and Grade 120 Chain?
A common question our sales team hears from customers is “What are the differences between grade 70 chain, grade 80 chain, grade 100 chain, and grade 120 chain?” Note: to view a complete chain grade comparison chart and WLL chart, see our recent chain grade overview post. Grade 70 chain Grade 70 chain is transport chain […]
What is a chain binder? Also called a load binder, chain binders are a device to tighten chain when securing a load for transport. There are two general styles of chain binders – ratchet binder and lever binder. The method of tightening the binder is what differentiates the two. Ratchet Binder Uses a ratcheting action […]