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New Crosby Products

The Crosby Group recently announced two new products we want to share with you:

G-2169 Screw Pin "Wide Body" Shackles G-2169 Screw Pin
The new Screw Pin "Wide Body" shackle was recently introduced for use on Twin-Path Extra Covermax Slings, Single Path High Performance Slings, polyester roundslings and wire rope slings. The radius of the shackle bow provides minimum increase of 58 in sling bearing surface. This translates into a minimun of 15 usable increase in sling strength. We are stocking all 3 sizes (7, 12.5 and 18 metric tons) in the galvanized finish. Self colored is also available upon request. Find the Specification sheet here...

Split Nut Retention System
Hooks on crane blocks must be inspected in accordance to ASME B30, CSA Z150 and other crane standards. McKissick's innovative Split-Nut Retention System makes inspection tons easier. With 4 easy steps, the hook can be disassembled, inspected and put back into service in a fraction of the time for a conventional threaded nut. More information...