Duplex web slings are versatile but not always the best choice for some applications. This lightweight, flat slings are usually made of polyester or nylon. They are easily handled and can withstand various conditions, including high temperatures. However, you should consider the chemical resistance of these materials before choosing the right type of sling.
Webbing slings are used for lifting and moving loads:
When using web slings, the material used to make them should be of high strength and resistant to chemicals. Webbing is made from polyester and is usually blue with a green line. When working with this material, it is important to avoid contact with sharp corners and heavy grit because point loading can cause damage to the webbing. Also, avoid point loading because it can cause heat fusion in the material.
They are rustproof and water-resistant:
Most web slings are made of nylon and polyester. However, they must be stored in a cool, dry place and must not be exposed to extreme heat, cold, or ultraviolet light. Because synthetic web slings are susceptible to degradation in acid or alkaline environments, you must consult the sling manufacturer before using them. The same applies to polyester and nylon.
They are flexible:
They’re easy to use and can be made of lightweight, durable webbing. There are various web slings, ranging from 500kg to 6,000kg. Color-coded slings are available so you can easily recognize the right one for your job. They’re also available with double-ply webbing for higher load capacity. They’re also great for lifting heavy items and are highly flexible.
They are durable:
The main feature of a web sling is that it is extremely durable. Unlike other slings, it is not likely to rip or tear, even when used in extreme environments. The web’s flat design allows for various applications and can be used in various environments. In general, polyester web slings are not suitable for handling acids and strong alkalis. In addition, they must be stored at a temperature of -40deg C, so they do not have to be replaced as often.
They are easy to store:
The advantages of using synthetic web slings are numerous. Synthetic web slings are light, versatile, and durable. They are made of flat webbing, layered to form plys, and are easy to store and transport. The most common sizes range in width from one inch to two feet and can be found in various colors.