Grade 8 Alloy Chain Sling Assemblies to BS EN 818-4
Our range of Grade 8 Alloy Chain slings are supplied and made to order by William Hacketts, one of the leading sling manufacturers in the U.K.
We offer the choice of Single, two, three or four leg Sling options from 7mm to 32mm diameter all certified and issued with a manufacturers Declaration of Conformity.
With a large selection of end fitting options available including Safety Hooks, Swivel Hooks, Foundry Hooks, Reevable links and Shackles we are confident that we will have the perfect solution for all your needs.
If you have a large crane hook we also offer a range of Oversized Master links.
If you need any help or advice regarding your chain sling selection, then please enquire via our on-line quotation system or just give us a call.
Only chain fully compliant with all aspects of EN818-2 can be used in chain slings certified to EN818-4.
Grade 8 lifting chain is proof load tested to 2.5 times working load limit.
Suitable for use in a temperature range of -40C up to 200C without reduction in working load limit, reductions apply up to 400C.
As with all lifting equipment, Chain Slings should be inspected by a responsible person before each period of use. If a defect is found the chain sling should be returned to your local distributor where a competent person will repair the sling.
Chain Slings are classified as a “lifting accessory” and are covered by LOLER. As such all chain slings should be thoroughly examined by a competent person at periods not exceeding 6 months.
Chain Slings should not be used unless they are accompanied by a valid declaration of conformity or a certificate of thorough examination.