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

Featured Product

09/13/2016

Caldwell Composite Beam An innovative new composite lifting and spreader beam line from Caldwell is engineered to withstand the demands of rugged environments while being easy to handle and transport. The patent pending Dura-Lite™ beams comply with current ASME B30.20, BTH-1, Design Category B, Service Class 4 standards and are proof tested. Composite lifting devices  Read More