Alloy Chain Sling Inspection
All of our alloy chain slings are designed for long life under punishing conditions, but they will eventually wear out after extended use. The key is knowing when to replace them, and that is why it’s very important to inspect your slings on a regular basis.
Initial Inspection - whenever the sling is initially received, altered, modified, or repaired.
Frequent Inspection - before each shift or day in normal service.Written records are not required for frequent inspections.
Periodic Inspection - an inspection done by a qualified and designated person and other than the person who performs the frequent inspections. Periodic inspection intervals should not exceed one year. Documentation that the most recent periodic inspection was performed shall be maintained.The frequency of inspection depends on three important factors:
Following are some things to look for when inspecting a web sling for damage: