USA Built & Tested

USA Built & Tested

Each one of our William Hackett Slings are USA Built & Tested right here in Houston to 2X the leg capacity meaning that you can be absolutely assured of quality and strength when you purchase any chain assembly from SlingSmarter™ Choosing a good quality sling isn't easy these days, with poor quality imports and drop-shipped goods from Asia flooding the market you're bound to come accross what we see as a mine-field of risky products, sometimes the unfortunate reality is that our customers have already fallen foul of these inferior un-tested products and make the decision to seek out quality - the solution; SlingSmarter™. Our website makes it easy for those in need of a quality solution to specify and purchase...

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5 Reasons to Use Chain Over Wire Rope

5 Reasons to Use Chain Over Wire Rope

Fully adjustable for lifeOffering significant adjustability, chains are far more versatile than wire ropes when it comes to making small or even large changes to your setup. With a wire rope you'll need to send your sling back to the shop for re-working (that's if what you need can even be done!), there's a heavy cost in transportation due to the size and rigidity of a wire rope assembly, whilst with chains modifications and minor adjustments can be made with ease. Each leg can be adjusted (ensure you choose an ADJUSTABLE SLING and not a fixed length assembly if you plan to make adjustments to the leg lengths) to your desired position- perfect for applications where the center of gravity...

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Why Choose Grade 100 Chain from SlingSmarter™?

Why Choose Grade 100 Chain from SlingSmarter™?

Making the wrong decision is easy when you have so many poor quality imports and un-tested products, but making the right decision is even easier, and in this article, we'll show you just how great our Grade 100 Chain Systems really are!  Grade 80 and Grade 100 Chains and Components host one main difference and that's capacity:size ratio. What this means is that when you select a higher grade chain (G100) you'll be able to lift more with the same sized equivalent G80 chain. Example: take a 1/2" Grade 80 two leg chain- it lifts 17,00lbs, whilst a 1/2" Grade 100 two leg chain lifts 21,200lbs -almost a 25% increase! The massive benefit provides a 25% weight reduction meaning that riggers are...

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