For heavy lifting, Gator-Laid® Wire Rope Slings are the most efficient and flexible multipart wire rope slings that meet all industrial and regulatory standards. This sling has metal sleeves for the splice connection and parallel-laid wire in the eyes. It is a heavy-lift sling that can be made in short working lengths. Gator-Laid® products were developed in conjunction with the offshore oil industry to provide the world’s best heavy-lift wire rope slings.

Gator-Laid Wire Rope Sling with Parallel Eyes - Copy
D/d OF 1:1
IN THE EYE
USING FINISHED DIAMETER

D/d OF 5:1

IN THE BODY
USING FINISHED DIAMETER

GATOR-LAID SLINGS TECHNICAL CHART

Finished Diamtere Component Parts Standard Eye Size Vertical Rated Capacity (tons) Choker Rated Capacity (tons) Basket Rated Capacity (tons) Weight Per Foot (lbs.)
1-3/4" 7/16" 22" 14.6 10.9 29.2 3.15
2" 1/2" 24" 19.1 14.3 38.2 4.14
2-1/4" 9/16"` 26" 24.1 18.0 48.2 5.31
2-1/2" 5/8" 28" 29.6 22.2 59.2 6.48
3" 3/4" 30" 42.3 31.7 84.6 9.36
3-1/2" 7/8" 35" 57.3 42.9 114.6 12.78
4" 1" 40" 74.4 55.8 148.4 16.65
4-1/2" 1-1/8" 45" 93.6 70.2 187.2 21.06
5" 1-1/4" 50" 115.0 86.2 230.0 26.01
5-1/2" 1-3/8" 55" 138.2 103.6 276.4 31.50
6" 1-1/2" 60" 164.1 123.0 328.2 37.44
7" 1-3/4" 70" 220.3 165.2 440.6 51.03
8" 2" 80" 285.1 213.8 570.2 66.51
9" 2-1/4" 90" 355.6 266.7 711.2 84.24
10" 2-1/2" 100" 434.8 326.1 896.6 104.00
NOTE: Rated capacity is based on 5:1 Design Factor. D/d of 1:1 in the eye & 5:1 in the body based on finished diameter.

Gator-Laid® Wire Rope Slings Warning

Inspect before use. Follow OSHA, ANSI B30.9 and Manufacturer’s Guidelines. Use by untrained persons is hazardous. Improper use will result in serious injury or death. Do not exceed rate capacity. This product will fail if damaged, abused, misused, or improperly maintained.

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SYNTHETIC SLINGS

Slingmax has been a trusted supplier of high performance synthetic roundslings to the industrial and heavy lifting markets since 1986. Think Twin-Path® slings for all your heavy lifting and rigging needs.

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RIGGING ACCESSORIES

The Equalizer Block is used to maintain tension on all legs of the sling during a lift. The Equalizer Block will automatically adjust itself when tension is put on the device from the sling. This was designed specifically for Twin-Path® Extra Slings

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WIRE ROPE DESIGNS

Slingmax multi-part wire rope slings are designed for increased capacity and excellent flexibility. The three-part Tri-Flex, nine-part Gator-Laid, and nine-part Gator-Flex grommet have excellent D/d ratios and can be fabricated in shorter lengths.

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