Whether you’re inspecting wire rope, chain slings, synthetic web slings, round slings, or any type of rigging hardware, here are the warning signs of potential rigging equipment failure.
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This self-contained ratchet strap is your solution to loose strap ends A common problem for ratchet strap users is figuring out what to do with all the excess strap webbing once the straps are secure. And storing ratchet straps in a neat and organized way can be equally as difficult. But the problem is bigger […]
This post will help you understand the options you have when it comes to buying winch bars and help you decide which type you should add to your collection of flatbed gear.
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and two upcoming industry events are positioned to prove just that. Gear up with USCC as we visit NATE UNITE & SC&RA Symposium 2019
Recovery straps can be used all year long, but they’re especially handy in the winter months when roadsides become flooded with spun-out vehicles.
As consumers become increasingly comfortable buying appliances and other large items online, the trucking industry has been presented with a rapidly expanding opportunity
Are polyester lifting slings better than nylon lifting slings? This is a question our lifting and rigging product experts commonly get and the answer, as it often is with rigging gear, is that it depends on the job at hand. Before we dive into the key differences between nylon slings and polyester slings, there are […]
While it’s not always easy, it is possible to maintain a healthy lifestyle as a truck driver, but no one is going to do it for you. Make these 5 healthy tips a habit, and enjoy the benefits of more energy and less stress all year long.
If you’ve been to the US Cargo Control website lately, you’ve probably noticed it looks a little different. Read on to learn what changed, and how it will help you save time on your next purchase. Previous USCC Website New USCC Website Why did we change it? Simply put, there are two main reasons why […]
Practical presents are the obvious choice for those people on your holiday gift list who say there’s nothing they want or need. When you get someone a practical gift, you enjoy the certainty of knowing that one way or another, it will come in handy for them. Plus, you get the satisfaction of surprising them with […]
If you work in the rigging and lifting industry you know that, when lives are on the line, close is never close enough. Safety measures, procedures, and equipment specs have to be spot-on. Maintaining a safe job site starts with having the proper equipment for the job. But, with thousands of different rigging products, each […]
Working load limit is 6,670 pounds, assembly break strength is 20,000 pounds, and webbing break strength is 24,000 pounds. No doubt, the capacity specs on our heavy-duty BlackLine Ratchet Straps sound pretty impressive; but it’s hard to understand the enormity of these numbers without some context. BlackLine 2-Inch Heavy-Duty Ratchet Straps The smaller of the two available […]