Featured Vendor: WireCo WorldGroup

11/01/2019

Each of the Fulcrum Lifting branch locations manufactures and distributes multiple brands (including our own). Wire and Synthetic Rope, Chain, Clamps, Fall Protection, Below the Hook Lifting Devices, are just a few of the many product categories offered. A great brand is more than just a high quality product – great service, availability, and quality …

Gantry, Jib Cranes, & Hoists

11/01/2019

From the “Did you know” department… We offer many brands and types of Gantry, Jib Cranes, and Hoists. Aluminum or steel, freestanding or wall-mounted, indoors or out, all of the cranes are manufactured to meet or exceed all applicable CMAA, ANSI, OSHA, and MMA guidelines and standards. Many of these models are in stock at …

Crosby debuts new blog “The Hook”

11/01/2019

Online education via social media, blogs, podcasts, and videos (and of course our newsletter!) are great ways to increase your knowledge. One of our top vendors, The Crosby Group, has recently debuted a new blog titled “The Hook”, and is a source of valuable content for new and experienced rigging professionals. Learn practical rigging training …

How to unreel, uncoil and store wire rope

10/01/2019

There is always a danger of kinking a wire rope if you improperly unreel or uncoil it. You should mount a reel on jacks or a turntable so that it will revolve as you pull the rope off. Apply sufficient tension by means of a board acting as a brake against the reel flange to …