Did You Know?

11/01/2016

Invest In Your Tags A tag is an investment and you often get what you pay for. Fulcrum Lifting uses high-quality, durable tags on our products, in compliance with industry standards. Additionally, we realize that sometimes unique applications require extra thought about the appropriate location or attachment of the tag. All lifting chain, synthetic and  Read More

Tip From The Experts: Double Check Your Inspections Checklist

11/01/2016

Know What You’re Looking For Lifting slings and hardware are great tools for making difficult jobs easier, but if misused or used while damaged, a serious hazard can result. Therefore, inspections are critical to ensure that rigging equipment is in proper working order. Fulcrum Lifting offers an on-site inspection service to assist with that task.  Read More

Tip From The Experts: Below-the-Hook Devices – Homemade vs. Engineered Products

09/13/2016

Benefits of Relying on a Professional Device Do you have an engineer and/or certified welder on staff? It’s often easy to rely on someone internally to create a “homemade” below-the-hook lifting device, but that device still needs to be compliant and conform to industry standards. When it comes to ASME and OSHA specifications, it’s often  Read More

Did You Know? Below-the-Hook Standards

09/13/2016

Important to Understand BTH Standards So, what are BTH devices? They are structural and mechanical lifting devices (spreader beams, lifting beams, C-hooks, plate clamps, pallet lifters, coil grabs, etc.), vacuum lifters, lifting magnets, scrap and material-handling grapples. Fulcrum Lifting Companies follow the guidelines set forth in the ASME B30.20 standards. Below are highlights of the  Read More