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Hook and chain inspection and precautions for use

As we all know, during the use of slings, the hooks and chains will wear out as the number of times of use increases. The reason why we need to check the hooks and chains so as to ensure the safety of the hoisting operation, especially After the hook and chain have been used for a while. How should we inspect all aspects of hooks and chains and what are the precautions? Precautions for the inspection of lifting hooks: As far as possible, the frequently used hooks should be inspected every season. The main purpose is to ensure the two possibilities of the hook body and the dangerous section. When checking the lifting hook, wash the hook body with kerosene first, and then use a 20-fold magnifying glass to check the hook body for cracks. If cracks are found, stop using it and replace with a new hook.When the high degree of wear of the dangerous section reaches 10% of the original height, it also needs to be replaced in time. Precautions for the inspection of the lifting chain: The normal use temperature range of the lifting chain is between -40°C and 200°C, and it is forbidden to use irregular connectors to link between the chains during use. Avoid the phenomenon of overloading of the chain which will seriously affect the safe service life of the lifting sling. Through the above introduction, we must understand that the safety of the entire lifting operation is inseparable from the correct operation, and it is also inseparable from the inspection and maintenance of the various parts of the lifting sling, so when you use the hook and chain It is necessary to do a good job of inspection in time, and pay attention to the precautions in the operation process, so as to effectively ensure that the lifting sling can achieve safe and reliable hoisting work.
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