Shackles

 

How should you inspect shackles?

Shackle inspection

 

 

 

 

What should you avoid when using shackles?

- Do not replace the shackle pin with a bolt. A load will bend the bolt. Do not replace the shackle pin with a bolt

 

- Do not allow a shackle to be pulled at an angle. The legs will open. Pack the pin with washers to center the shackle. Pack the pin with washers to centre the shackle

 

- Do not use screw pin shackles if the pin can roll and unscrew. If the load shifts, the sling will unscrew the shackle pin. Do not use screw pin shackles if the pin can roll and unscrew

 

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