Ordering Chain Slings

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To order chain slings, create chain specification by creating the following specification number:

Chain Sling Ordering Specifications

Chain Sling Configuration Examples

Chain Sling Configuration Examples

Chain Sling Capacities

The Rated Capacities For Grade 80 Alloy Chain:

Grade 80 Alloy Chain Size
(in.) (mm) Single Leg Double Leg Triple and Quad Leg
1/4 (9/32) 7 3,500 6,100 4,900 3,500 9,100 7,400 5,200
5/16 8 4,500 7,800 6,400 4,500 11,700 9,500 6,800
3/8 10 7,100 12,300 10,000 7,100 18,400 15,100 10,600
1/2 13 12,000 20,800 17,000 12,000 31,200 25,500 18,000
5/8 16 18,100 31,300 25,600 18,100 47,000 38,400 27,100
3/4 20 28,300 49,000 40,000 28,300 73,500 60,000 42,400
7/8 22 34,200 59,200 48,400 34,200 88,900 72,500 51,300
1 26 47,700 82,600 67,400 47,700 123,900 101,200 71,500
1 1/4 32 72,300 125,200 102,200 72,300 187,800 153,400 108,400

The Rated Capacities For Grade 100 Alloy Chain:

Grade 100 Alloy Chain Size
(in.) (mm) Single Leg Double Leg Triple and Quad Leg
1/4 (9/32) 7 4,300 7,400 6,100 4,300 11,200 9,100 6,400
5/16 8 5,700 9,900 8,100 5,700 14,800 12,100 8,500
3/8 10 8,800 15,200 12,400 8,800 22,900 18,700 13,200
1/2 13 15,000 26,000 21,200 15,000 39,000 31,800 22,500
5/8 16 22,600 39,100 32,000 22,600 58,700 47,900 33,900
3/4 20 35,300 61,100 49,900 35,300 91,700 74,900 53,000
7/8 22 42,700 74,000 60,400 42,700 110,900 90,600 64,000
1 26 59,600 103,200 84,200 59,600 154,800 126,400 89,300

Sample Chain Sling Specifications - Mechanical

1/2 DOG M 80 X 10:
Is A 1/2" Chain With Two Legs, Masterlink, Grab Hooks, Grade 80 Chain And 10 Ft. Reach

3/4 TOS M 100 X 20:
Is A 3/4" Chain With Three Legs, Masterlink, Sling Hooks, Grade 100 Chain And 20 Ft. Reach

5/8 ATOS M 100 X 15:
Is A 5/8" Chain With Three Legs, Masterlink, Sling Hooks And Adjuster Hooks, Grade 100 Chain And 15 Ft. Reach

1 SOS m 80 X 8:
Is A 1" Chain With Single Leg, Masterlink, Sling Hook, Grade 80 Chain And 8 Ft. Reach

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