Scissor Tongs – Use a scissoring mechanism to clamp to the load
Manual Tong – Can be opened manually by hand, and closes around load with supporting feet
ID Tong – Lift Loads from the Inside Dimension using a plate to expand the lifting legs to make contact with the load
Lifting Tongs are a great tool when lifting steel parts in a low or high frequency when the steel shapes are of similar size. Lifting Tongs are also a great tool for lifting hot steel ingots, billets, blockers, pipe, forgings or castings.
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Inspection is key to preventative maintenance plans. Prior to use, lifting equipment such as plate clamps and hoists, should be visually inspected for worn parts.
Untrained personnel has been the number one cause of equipment failure. Lack of operator understanding of how a piece of equipment works and what it's capable of doing leads to damage and unnecessary repairs. We can help!
All lifting equipment should be periodically inspected for conditions that require removal from service. Normal time intervals are: