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2021-10-25

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Chain Sling Identification Tag

Contributed by Bob Kozickie, Technical Sales Support Manager Edited by Christy Kutchma, Marketing Coordinator The single most important component on an alloy chain sling is the identification tag.  Per OSHA 1910.184, if the ID tag is missing or illegible, the sling must be removed from service. OSHA is diligent in enforcing this regulation.  Not only is having the ID t...

Knowing the difference when selecting Grab Hooks

Contributed by Bob Kozickie, Technical Sales Support ManagerEdited by Christy Kutchma, Product & Marketing Associate There are three styles of grab hooks manufactured for overhead lifting:  Non-Cradle, Cradle, and Chain Shortening Grab Hooks. Each are designed to shorten, choke, or basket alloy chain slings in a variety of lifting applications. When use...

Trailer Safety Week!

Contributed by Cary Kronebusch, Senior Product Manager Edited by Christy Kutchma, Product & Marketing Associate Welcome to #TrailerSafetyWeek!  Peerless is a proud ally of this annual event.  Peerless supplies Cargo Control and Trailer Safety Chain Products to the trailer manufacturing industry. As a decades long provider to the industry and a 16 year m...

Lifting Steel Plate – Plate Hooks

Contributed by Bob Kozickie, Technical Sales Support Manager Edited by Christy Kutchma, Product & Marketing Associate Plate steel is an essential component that is used to fabricate everything from railroad tanker cars, pressure vessels, and storage tanks to machinery, medical equipment, and fighter jets. It is produced in a myriad of widths, lengths, a...