Leading Manufacturer, Supplier & Retailer of and Single part body, hand-spliced wire rope slings.
T he end of a single wire rope is bent back along the wire rope to form the eye. Strands are hand-tucked into the body of the rope in what is called a tapered and concealed splice. The splice makes a sling that can be easily pulled through narrow spaces because there are no rough ends to snag on loads. Slings with wire rope bodies larger than 1-12” diameter are made only with burnt end splices in which the ends of strands are left exposed and then cut off with a torch. These ends may also be cut shorter and served for smoothness. Either method has the same rated capacity, size for size. Warning: Hand-spliced slings should not be used in lifts where the sling may rotate and cause the wire rope to unlay