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How to Tell When It’s Time for New Rigging Gear

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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Polyester Slings vs Nylon Slings: Which Web Sling Type is Better?

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 […]

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New Product Alert: Grade 100 Chain Slings

US Cargo Control has launched a new manufacturing capability with the introduction of KWB Grade 100 signal violet chain slings to their product line. KWB, a Pewag company, is known for their high-quality chain and fittings, while Pewag is a leader in the chain manufacturing industry, known for their innovation and high-quality products. Chain slings […]

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New Products: Nylon Bridle Slings

Our nylon lifting slings category continues to expand with the most recent addition of 600+ new Nylon Bridle Slings. A nylon bridle sling offer s both incredible strength and ease of use due to its light weight and ability to collapse for easy storage. Other benefits include: Four configurations available (single leg, double leg, triple […]

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US Cargo Control Employee Bio: Jon

As part of our sales team, Jon helps customers calling in with product questions or would like to place an order over the phone. He’s quickly become one of our experts in our category of lifting slings, and enjoys helping customers who may not know what type of sling would work best for their particular application.

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New Products: Drum Handling Equipment

We’ve recently added a new category of drum handling equipment  to our expanding line of lifting slings. A drum sling is an easy and efficient way to move a 55 gallon drum. Constructed of nylon webbing (either 1″ or 2″ wide), it can have either a harness design or hooks to hold the drum, while […]

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How to Choose a Lifting Sling

Choosing the right sling for lighting can be confusing, but it’s important to take the environment and conditions where the lifting sling will be used into consideration. Nylon lifting sling Nylon lifting slings are a popular choice because of their multi-purpose uses. A nylon web sling is unaffected by petroleum products like grease and oil. […]

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